Will the lure of the past jeopardize the future of Industrials? Industrials are braced for yet another revolution. At the beginning of a new decade, the sector is experiencing disruption at scale, from technology and trade to skills and sustainability. Many of these market shifts are having a positive impact…
Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to interactive seminars in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in October 2018 to discuss the implications of recent US and EU sanctions on international trade.
Following the political and economic boycott of Qatar, the post presents the latest developments regarding the Qatar diplomatic crisis.
Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government’s intention to increase corporate compliance requirements. In light of this event, companies should take the appropriate measures.
On 24 January 2017, the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade approved the the Conflict Minerals Regulation. This paves the way for the text to be formally adopted by the EU institutions in the coming months.
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 US DOJ and FTC issued an antitrust guidance for human resource professionals warning of criminal prosecution against companies, HR professionals and other individuals, for formal and informal wage-fixing or no-poaching agreements between companies.
The US Federal Trade Commission announced that, effective on August 1, 2016, the civil penalties for various violations of the Clayton and FTC Act will be increased.
The EU Commission published an updated version of ‘The “Blue Guide” on the implementation of EU product rules’, the most authoritative EU guidance on the application of product-related directives and regulations to goods destined for the EU market.
The New Penal Code brings about significant changes to various aspects of the Current Penal Code, in particular regarding corporate liability and private corruption.