The explosive growth of corporate sustainability programs truly affirms the prominence, if not centrality, that many of these programs have within multinational producers across a wide variety of industries.
The Swedish Parliament has passed a new law concerning registration of beneficial owners, an implementation of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which will enter into force on 1 August 2017.
On 26 June 2017 the new German anti-money laundering act has entered into force. Besides inter alia meeting increased risk demands and the intensified financial penalties, the 4th EU AML Directive prescribes a transparency register in the foreseeable future.
The German Parliament approved the draft of a new Federal Data Protection Act in order to align the German data protection law with the requirements of the European General Data Protection Regulation and to make use of the opening clauses of the GDPR.
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.
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 Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission recently released comprehensive guidance on suggested cybersecurity controls within Licensed Corporations.
Most of us carry lithium batteries in our cell phones. So it’s not immediately obvious that lithium batteries are classed as dangerous goods in the transportation context.
The DOJ issued a Pilot Program1 that provides its latest answer to a critical question in FCPA practice: What benefits does a company receive for self-reporting potential FCPA violations?
Be careful when you purchase land you know to be contaminated and be careful when you sell land without remediating known contamination first;