In this publication, our lawyers from different practice groups discuss the trends in compliance and investigations of 2020 in Germany. We take a look at the most important developments and court decisions of2020. Discussing these trends will help companies doing business in Germany to grasp the developments in the area of compliance and investigations in the future. After providing a general overview and presenting the highlights of the developments in the last year, each practice group will outline the developments in their respective practice areas in greater depth.
The first English translation of German draft corporate liability act is available on www.verbandssanktionengesetz.de. This new website is a private initiative. Therefore, the translation is to be understood as a convenience translation. If you are interested in reading the actual text of the draft act instead of relying on client…
Increasing pressure of prosecution due to principle of legality, higher sanctions and incentives for compliance programs and internal investigations – a lot will change once the new corporate liability act comes into force
In collaboration with Casablanca Finance City, Baker McKenzie Casablanca team published a special edition of “Africa Insights” series as a practical guide for employers in Africa.
We will provide you with regular updates on all relevant legal developments regarding the Coronavirus disease in Germany. Please find on the link below our sixth edition of our guideline. Our team is ready to navigate you through these challenging times. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our…
Various Claimants v Wm Morrisons Supermarket PLC is an important decision about how and when an employer can be liable to its employees for data protection law breaches caused by a rogue employee.
On October 7, 2017, the EU Commission published its updated study on corruption in the EU healthcare sector. Companies in the healthcare industry should rethink their policies and procedures based on the results of this Europe-wide study.
In a CEO fraud case the Regional Labor Court of Saxony ruled that the financial director authorizing the payment can be held (partially) liable. The amount depends on the efforts of the company and its management to prevent such fraud cases.
The German Federal Court of Justice ruled that a compliance management system can reduce a fine. What are the prerequisites?