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Do companies have a moral duty to self report to the SFO?

19 May 2022
Legal Briefings


Herbert Smith Freehills’ Corporate Crime and Investigations team has contributed to the Global Investigations Review.

The article, ‘Do companies have a moral duty to self-report to the SFO?‘ considers the recent SFO case involving Amec Foster Wheeler (Amec) and argues that while the corporate bribery settlement has not introduced any legal obligation to self-report wrongdoing to the Serious Fraud Office, the judgment does encourage companies to seriously consider their moral and ethical duties when deciding whether to do so.

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