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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...

Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence

Baker McKenzie has released its latest report, Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence. Based on a survey of...

UK Introduces Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Extension of the SFO’s Evidence...

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. The Act allows UK law enforcement agencies including the...

President of Brazil Signs Three Bills Integrating the Anti-Crime and Anti-Corruption Package

President Jair Bolsonaro signed three bills that belong to the anti-crime and anti-corruption package proposed by Justice and Public Security Minister, Sergio Moro.The anti-crime...

Kazakhstan Adopts Ethical Rules for Pharmaceutical Product and Medical Device Promotion

Following the adoption of amendments to the Code on Public Health and Healthcare System, which introduced for the first time in Kazakhstan certain standards...

Seven Things to Consider When Transacting in Africa

Ahead of the Baker McKenzie African Transactional Summit taking place in Johannesburg in May 2019, Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the Firm’s global...

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...

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