30 September / 2016

ACC Fact Sheet

The Law gives effect to the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions and to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. The Law covers a broad range of local corruption offences by public officials, private individuals and entities. It extends to bribery of foreign public officials outside the Cayman Islands. Offences under the Law are extraditable.

Principal powers, duties and functions under the Law

The Commission is responsible for the administration of the Law and shall:

  •  receive, consider and investigate reports to the Commission of corruption offences as set out in Appendix 1;
  •  receive and (including from overseas anti-corruption agencies) request, analyse and disseminate disclosures of information concerning corruption offences, or suspected offences; or required by any law in order to counter corruption; and
  •  detect and investigate suspected corruption offences, attempts to commit an offence, or conspiracies to commit an offence.

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