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Stephan Spehl is a dispute resolution partner in Baker & McKenzie's Munich office. For more than 25 years Stephan has been representing numerous clients in complex commercial disputes before state courts, and in ad hoc or institutional arbitration proceedings. He was party-appointed arbitrator in various ad-hoc proceedings. He also focuses his practice on compliance and internal investigations. He is the co-editor of the book "Coporate Internal Investigations", an overview of 13 jurisdictions.

The Federal Ministry of Justice publishes draft for corporate liability law – what comes next for companies: increasing persecution pressure due to the principle of legality, higher sanctions and incentives for compliance programs and internal investigations Please note that this Client Alert is only available in German. READ PUBLICATION

The German Federal Ministry of Justice (Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz) proposed a draft bill which extends corruption legislation to independent healthcare professionals. On March 29, 2012 the German Federal Supreme Court had to decide the following case (file no. GSSt 2/11): A medical representative of a pharma company…

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 2, 2014 released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale. 427 transnational bribery cases that occurred between February 1999 and June 2014 were reviewed. The key findings are: Almost two-thirds of cases occurred in four sectors: mining (19%);…