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China’s Ninth Amendment to the PRC Criminal Law was adopted on 29 August 2015 and becomes effective on 1 November 2015. The Ninth Amendment introduces stricter measures on bribe-givers. Under this new regime, individuals and organizations involved in corrupt activities will also be subject to tougher sanctions.

It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last year’s Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws in EMEA, we have now expanded our coverage to legislation and developments in 47 jurisdictions this year. We appreciate that it…

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s annual report for the year ended March 31, 2015 reports, among other things, a 78% conviction rate, 16 new investigations while 30 defendants await trial. These statistics represent an upward trend from the previous year. Details of enforcement 1. The SFO has opened 16 new…