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South Africa: Amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act Become Effective

The Financial Intelligence Centre Act of 2001 ("FICA") was amended by the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act of 2017 (the "Amendment"), which provided for...

Singapore: Harsher Penalties for Offences Under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes

Recent amendments to the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (Cap. 65A) (the "CDSA") took effect  on 1 April...

Brazil executes Anti-Corruption Cooperation Agreements with Chile and Switzerland

Cooperation agreement between Brazil and Chile In April 2019, Brazil's Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) and Chile's Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...

Spain: Amendments to the Criminal Code Increase Corporate Criminal Liability Exposure

The Criminal Code was amended through Organic Law 1/2019 (the "Law") to incorporate certain EU Directives, specifically Directive 2014/57/EU of the European Parliament and...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

The Age of Hypercomplexity: Asia Pacific Business and Legal Macrotrends

Our world has never been more connected – by technology, manufacturing, trade, supply chains, tourism and popular culture – and this unprecedented globalization has...

US: What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Compliance Monitor

The settlement agreement has been signed, hands have been shaken, and what seemed to be an endless string of meetings and update calls with...

February 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publicationWelcome to the February 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance Update. Here are some highlights:Best Practices Guide developed for UN...

Connected Compliance: The Global Case for Integration

Leverage the value of connected compliance to your competitive advantage In the autumn of 2017, we spoke with more than 500 UK multinationals about their...

New Legislation in Chile to Fight Corruption

On November 20, 2018, Law 21,121 was published (the "Law"), which introduced various modifications to Chilean criminal law on crimes against corruption, increasing the...

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