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Innospec judgment could encourage more UK bribery follow-on claims

By Tom Webb

23 October 2014

Innospec judgment could encourage more UK bribery follow-on claims The Royal Courts of Justice in London, which house the High Court. (Photo by Anthony M on Wikimedia Commons)

An English court has refused to compensate an Innospec competitor after he failed to prove that Innospec won contracts because of alleged corruption, but the decision may nonetheless spur more parties who suffer loss resulting from bribery to seek damages.