Settlements

ST-115
CBRN Ltd. / Neils Jorgen Tobiasen
CBRN Ltd.
United Kingdom
Crown Prosecution Service
Uganda
2008
08/23
None
Individual
Criminal
Guilty Plea
Unknown if ordered
Unknown
Unknown
Art.16
Art. 1
Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 (bribery)
Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 (bribery)
Yes
According to the United Kingdom's August 2011 Report to the OECD, "City of London Police - Guilty plea to bribery sets legal landmark / The first UK prosecution of a foreign bribery offence was heard in August 2008. The Managing Director of a UK-based company was found guilty of making corrupt payments to foreign officials. A Ugandan Government official who received the payment was arrested in London and also convicted." (Source: United Kingdom Report to the OECD, "Steps taken to implement and enforce the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Information as of 16 August 2011).) According to the City of London Police Press Release, Neils Jorgen Tobiasen, 65, from Denmark, pleaded guilty at Southwark Crown Court to making corrupt payments. Tobiasen, financial director of CBRN Team Ltd, will be sentenced at a later date. Tobiasen was charged under Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906." (Source: City of London Police Press Release, "Guilty plea to bribery sets legal landmark / The government welcomed the first successful prosecution by the City of London Police?s Overseas Anti-Corruption Unit," August 23, 2008.)