US DOJ Emphasizes Individual Accountability and Amends Approach to Cooperation Credit

Announcement of Policy Revisions Reflects a More Practical, Flexible Enforcement ApproachThe US Justice Department has adjusted its approach to holding individuals, and not only corporations, responsible for improper conduct. In remarks at the ACI’s...

Portugal: Regulation 1/2018: List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to...

REGULATION Nr. 1/2018 List of personal data processing activities that must be subject to a Data Protection Impact Assessment (“DPIA”) The CNPD (Portuguese Data Protection National Commission), as the Portuguese supervisory authority, has approved Regulation nr....

A New Proposed Metric For Defense Co. Corruption Risk

Transparency International’s Defense & Security Program recently released for comment a draft version of the 2019 Questionnaire and Model Answer document for the third edition of its Defense Companies Anti-Corruption Index. The deadline for...

Ukraine Initiates Taxation of Crypto Assets

On 19 September 2018, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) published a draft law setting out the principal rules for taxation of transactions involving virtual assets (the "Crypto Tax Law").The idea behind the Crypto Tax...

US District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until...

U.S. District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until It Can Resolve Disputed Questions of FactOn November 27, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California...

Baker McKenzie Latin America Antitrust & Competition Handbook

Antitrust law in Latin America is evolving. Stronger cooperation among regulators and the growing influence of the OECD — to which Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico are already parties — are giving rise to...

China Employment Law Update, October 2018 edition

Various new regulations issued on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao residents working in mainland China PRC authorities have recently issued several national notices to repeal the employment permit and work authorization requirement for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao...

Hong Kong: The Dawn of Virtual Assets Regulations: New measures for crypto funds activities...

Recent developments Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) recently announced that it will adopt new measures to protect the interests of investors in virtual asset portfolios or funds, and explore the potential regulation of...

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