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UK: The science of compliance: SFO releases guidance on how it will assess corporate...

The science of compliance: SFO releases guidance on how it will assess corporate compliance programmes The SFO's Operational Handbook1 has been updated with new guidance...

South Africa: “Develop a compliance-focused business culture” – Bidvest International Logistics head of legal

Compliance in South Africa’s logistics businesses now more important than ever before Johannesburg, 30 March 2020 – With South Africa’s domestic economy officially in recession,...

UK: Are You CCO Ready? Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs Enforcement Is On The...

On 10 February 2020 HMRC disclosed that it has 30 potential cases underway under the UK's corporate criminal offence of "failure to prevent the...

China’s Ranking Improves in Transparency International’s Latest Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International (TI) released its 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) on 23 January 2020.TI reports that the Asia Pacific region has not witnessed substantial...

Ukraine Healthcare Regulations: 2019-2020 Key Changes

In 2019, a number of significant changes in the healthcare area were introduced, including, among other things, the extension of procurement by specialized procurement...

US: SEC Regulatory and Enforcement Trends: How to Prepare for the SEC in 2020

View presentationAt the recent roundtable discussion, "SEC Regulatory and Enforcement Trends: How to Prepare for the SEC in 2020," held at the Baker McKenzie...

Tax Compliance and Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in the Energy and Mineral Resources Sector

With the Indonesian government set to pass new regulations affecting the energy sector, and, we hope, open up more opportunities for foreign investors, Japanese...

Myanmar introduces Mandatory Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership of Companies

On 15 November 2019, Myanmar's Directorate of Investment and Company Administration ("DICA") issued a directive mandating the disclosure of beneficial ownership of companies in...

Procurement Collusion Strike Force and Implications for US Companies and Beyond

On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators...

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...

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