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US Department of Justice Issues Update to its Guidance on Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs

On April 30, 2019, the Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Brian Benczkowski, announced the publication of an updated version...

Argentina: National Anti-Corruption Plan

On April 10, 2019, Decree No. 258/2019 (the "Decree") was published in the Official Gazette. The Decree approved the "National Anticorruption Plan (2019-2023)" (the...

UAE: Strengthening Compliance Against Financial Crime: Recent Developments and Enforcement Trends in the UAE

Greater scrutiny into financial crimes The newly enacted Federal Law No. 20 of 2018 on Anti-Money Laundering Law (AML Law) contains important improvements over the...

Brazil: Manual for Calculation of Fines in Sanctioning Administrative Proceedings is Published

The CGU - a law enforcement entity - has given greater clarity on how each criteria provided by the law will be taken into...

Australian Parliament passes Whistleblowing Bill

On 19 February 2019 the House of Representatives passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 (the Bill). Although the Bill is...

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Entry Into the Land of Foreign Bribery

On 6 March 2019 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement released an Enforcement Advisory addressing companies and individuals not registered with,...

US Department of Justice revises FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy to encourage adoption of guidance...

Amendments to FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy In March 12, 2019, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) modified the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the “Policy”). This...

Italy’s New Anti-corruption Law

On January 31, 2019, Italy's new Law No. 3/2019 on “Measures to fight crimes against the public administration as well as on the matter...

China issues new rules to clarify procedures for collection of electronic data in criminal...

Recent developments On 2 January 2019, the Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China (MPS) issued the Rules on Collection of Electronic Data...

The Cost of Corruption For Corporations in Indonesia: Takeaway From Recent Enforcement of Corporate...

Recent Update Almost immediately following the issuance of Supreme Court Regulation No. 13 of 2016 on Case Handling Procedures for Corporate Crimes ("Perma 13") in December 2016,...

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