The UK High Court ruled in favour of the Serious Fraud Office, finding that certain categories of documents produced by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd during an internal investigation were not covered by litigation privilege.
Singapore launched the Singapore Standard ISO 37001 on Anti-bribery management systems on 12 April 2017, following a public consultation.
The Municipal court in Prague ruled that criminal proceedings against a company will be terminated because the company "has used all efforts to prevent the commitment of the crime" by one of its managing employees and therefore fulfilled the conditions for its exculpation.
On behalf of Baker McKenzie, we invite you to join us on Thursday, June 1, 2017 for the Healthcare Fraud & Enforcement Workshop at the JW Marriott Miami.
The Federal Government has announced and invited submissions on a proposal for a deferred prosecution agreement scheme to be introduced in Australia and proposed amendments to the foreign bribery offence.
On 2 March 2017 the National Agency on Corruption Prevention approved the Typical Anti-Corruption Programme for Legal Entities. Certain legal entities must adopt an Anti-Corruption Programme in line with the Typical Programme.
Baker McKenzie's Aerospace & Defense Compliance Bullet highlights significant compliance developments relevant to companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry and offer practical guidance with respect to business operations in various regions.
A new voluntary standard was issued recently by the Peruvian government on anti-bribery management systems.
Unlike in the U.S., corporations are not liable for criminal penalties: criminal charges are reserved for individuals and employees only. However, civil and administrative penalties can be lethal for the reputation and financial viability of companies.
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has handed down a landmark ruling clarifying an important element in an offence under section 9 of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance.