The Hungarian Parliament amended the Criminal Code relating to statutory limitation of crimes of corruption. The statutory limitation period was uniformly increased to 12 years for all corruption crimes, including public and commercial bribery.
In the last week, there have been three reported matters which demonstrate the material consequences that Australian companies and individuals may face as a result of involvement in corrupt conduct.
Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you and your colleagues to its annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update scheduled for Thursday, October 5 in Washington, DC.
Operation Car Wash is transforming the legal landscape in Brazil. The aggressive response by Brazilian prosecutors to locate evidence of corruption is cascading through Latin America and has prompted numerous investigations into corruption by other countries outside Brazil.
On 26 June 2017 the new German anti-money laundering act has entered into force. Besides inter alia meeting increased risk demands and the intensified financial penalties, the 4th EU AML Directive prescribes a transparency register in the foreseeable future.
A model program for corporation integrity was introduced and the national anti-corruption system for Mexico was renewed.
We are very pleased to present you the latest edition of our Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook, updated with detailed information about key legislative and enforcement activity in the anti-bribery and corruption sphere.
On June 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court held that the power of the SEC to take the profit out of violations of the securities laws through the remedy of disgorgement as practiced by the SEC is limited to the five-year period immediately preceding the filing of an enforcement action by the SEC because it operates as a penalty.
There is still time to register to join us on Thursday, June 1, 2017 for the Healthcare Fraud & Enforcement Workshop at the JW Marriott Miami. The Workshop will highlight recent developments changing the legal and compliance landscape for healthcare companies.
With the aim of pursuing its objectives of fighting money laundering and granting more transparency to market operations, the Portuguese Parliament prohibited the issuance of bearer securities.