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On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators and prosecutors, designed to target collusion in government procurement. This...

Federal Republican Austerity Law goes into force

Mexican President López Obrador famously ran on an anti-corruption platform to win last year's election. He promised that eliminating corruption would save lots of money, and he underlined this commitment to saving money by...

Competition Commission Releases Report on Grocery Retail Market Inquiry

On Monday, 25 November 2019, the Competition Commission published the final report in relation to its Grocery Retail Market Inquiry. The inquiry, which officially commenced on 27 November 2015, sought to elucidate features of...

Another Australian State Introduces Industrial Manslaughter Laws

On the same day as another workplace death occurred in Victoria, the government has announced new industrial manslaughter laws.Victoria next in line for industrial manslaughter offence Victoria looks set to be the third Australian jurisdiction...

Ahead of Privacy – Netherlands Update

Draft ePrivacy regulation rejected by EU Council committee: In 2020 the EC will have to choose between re-drafting or withdrawalLast Friday, the Council’s position on a draft ePrivacy Regulation was rejected by the Permanent...

What Does Brexit Mean For Employees?

What are the people implications of Brexit under a no-deal scenario compared to what is likely to happen if a deal can be reached? Download our full analysis of the implications for employees, including...

Philippine Competition Commission Resolves First Abuse of Dominance Case

Recent developmentsThe Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has issued a decision on its first case on abuse of dominance. Abuse of dominance is a violation of Section 15 of the Philippine Competition Act (PCA).PCC Case...

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In our previous newsletters, we highlighted the two most common types of fraud and red flags to look out for as they could be an indication that fraud has been committed in the workplace....

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