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The Russian Ministry of Labour issued additional guidance on anti-corruption compliance

The Russian Ministry of Labour ("the Ministry") issued three new sets of anti-corruption guidelines for companies:"Measures for Preventing Corruption at Organizations"1 "Memorandum on...

UK and US sign Data Access Agreement to Expedite Digital Evidence-Sharing in Criminal Investigations

DOWNLOAD ALERTOn 3 October 2019, the United Kingdom and the United States signed a first-of-its-kind Bilateral Data Access Agreement (the "Agreement"), which is expected...

South Africa: Taking Center Stage: The Rise of Compliance Due Diligence in Africa

Referring to Baker McKenzie’s recent report, Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence (CDD), Darryl Bernstein, partner and head...

Australia: ASIC Proposed Guidelines for Whistleblowing Policies

ASIC released a consultation paper on 7 August 2019 seeking feedback for their proposed whistleblowing policy guidelines. The consultation paper and proposed guidelines are...

South Africa: Always Have Clean Hands When Transacting

With an ever-increasing focus being placed on corporate anti-bribery and corruption, there is no doubt that when engaging in any form of transaction in...

UK SFO releases long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance

The UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") has released its long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance. It is a must read for any in-house counsel who...

South Africa: Redesigning Legal Services in Africa

Investors in Africa face an increasingly complex business environment, with numerous geopolitical and economic risks to consider, as well as having to comply with...

Poland: Changes to White Collar Crimes Laws

Our team has been following parliamentary works regarding unexpected and significant amendments to the Criminal Code regarding corruption and economic crimes. The Polish Parliament...

Brazil: State of Goiás publishes Law that requires companies to have an Integrity Program

On June 25, 2019, State Law No. 20,489/2019 was published in the Official Gazette of the State of Goiás.The Law determines the mandatory implementation of...

Brazil: Ministry of Infrastructure publishes ordinances regarding the participation of public agents in meetings,...

On June 21, 2019, two ordinances were published by the Ministry of Infrastructure in the Official Gazette of the Union with the approval of Codes...