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Multijurisdictional: 2021 Virtual Global Trade Conference

Welcome to our Virtual Global Trade Conference, a virtual offering for all our clients and friends worldwide. Baker McKenzie’s international trade compliance lawyers from around the world discussed the major developments impacting international trade. The sessions include trade policy, exports, sanctions, customs, China trade developments and trade developments.

Coronavirus: A Quick Guide for Employers in EMEA

Baker McKenzie’s EMEA Employment and Compensation Team is pleased to provide you with this quick guide for employers, dealing with 11 of the most pressing issues employers are currently faced in light of the Coronavirus outbreak across 19 European jurisdictions. In the words of our French colleagues: “Pas de Panique” – don’t panic. Use this

EMEA Healthcare Newsletter, October 2019

Read publication  Welcome to the October 2019 edition of our newsletter. The EMEA Healthcare Industry Group Newsletter is your regular digest of legal developments affecting the life science and healthcare industries across the region. In this issue: Europe • General presumption of confidentiality of clinical study reports: Opinion of AG Hogan in Case C-175/18 P,

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last 20 years to approximately $300 billion and continues to grow rapidly. But with that broadening and diversification comes a whole new set of business challenges to navigate. We advise many of

Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of Water

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number of cases being contested. New research Baker McKenzie recently conducted shows that the amount of tax globally under dispute is so large that it wipes out more than half of the

Impact of Recent US and EU Sanctions on the Middle East

October 2018 The state of United States (US), European Union (EU), and other sanctions regimes is in flux like never before, with significant implications for Middle East trade and finance. US sanctions against Iran are increasing following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal (the 2016 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)), with the first set of

United States Withdraws from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), culminating months of uncertainty around the fate of the Iran nuclear deal. Furthermore, President Trump announced that the United States would re-impose nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Compliance Benchmark 2017: Quantifying the Fundamentals

We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.

Council extends EU sanctions against Iran

On 11 April 2017, the Council extended EU sanctions against Iran, which will now be in place until 13 April 2018.

China Climbs Four Places in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard – a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

U.S. Treasury Department Publishes Additional Clarifications For Iran Sanctions Relief Measures

The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated its list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Compliance Benchmark 2016: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Following our summary in March 2015, we have again summarized the main compliance benchmarking surveys which have been published over the past 12 months and summarized their results.

Baker & McKenzie’s EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015

Baker & McKenzie has published the first edition of EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015. The handbook covers 23 jurisdictions and answers the most important questions in connection with corporate liability.

Seminar Invitation – Iran – The New and Old Trading Partner

We would like to invite you to our seminar ” Iran – The New and Old Trading Partner” in our offices in Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf and Vienna.

Canada Relaxes Sanctions Targeting Iran

On February 5, 2016, the Government of Canada announced changes to its comprehensive economic and trade sanctions against Iran.

Iran Trade Roadshow on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

“Implementation Day” of the nuclear agreement with Iran (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or “JCPOA”) and the re-opening of the Iranian market arrived on Saturday, 16 January. In response to this, Baker & McKenzie is organizing the Iran Trade Roadshow, a series of 2-3 hour seminars in various locations across the globe that will provide an overview of the potential changes to sanctions in relation to the JCPOA.

Overview of U.S. “Implementation Day” Sanctions Relief Under the JCPOA

This post provides you with a brief summary of the sanctions relief that the U.S. Government instituted on Implementation Day.

Lifting of Swiss sanctions against Iran following Implementation Day

As a consequence of the implementation of the JCPOA, Swiss sanctions against Iran will be lifted at the same time as those of the UN and the EU.

EU and US Sanctions Relief for Iran Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Goes into Effect

On January 16, 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency certified that Iran had fulfilled its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in order for the JCPOA’s “Implementation Day” to take effect. Accordingly, EU and US sanctions relief for Iran that was outlined in the JCPOA has simultaneously gone into effect.

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