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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,...

Foreign Companies Permitted to Open Offshore Accounts in Ukraine

Starting from 7 February 2019, any foreign legal entity will be able to open a current account in Ukraine, both in UAH and in...

Hong Kong: New accounting and other cost-saving requirements under the Companies Ordinance effective soon

The Companies Ordinance (Chapter 622 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the "CO") has been further amended by the Companies (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance...

China’s ranking declines in Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International (TI) has just released its 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). The CPI continues to be an important gauge by companies in managing...

China’s revised Criminal Procedure Law expands powers for corruption trials

On 26 October 2018, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed the revised PRC Criminal Procedure Law (“CPL”) which introduces, among other...

US DOJ Emphasizes Individual Accountability and Amends Approach to Cooperation Credit

Announcement of Policy Revisions Reflects a More Practical, Flexible Enforcement ApproachThe US Justice Department has adjusted its approach to holding individuals, and not only...

A New Proposed Metric For Defense Co. Corruption Risk

Transparency International’s Defense & Security Program recently released for comment a draft version of the 2019 Questionnaire and Model Answer document for the third...

Annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update

Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to our annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update. Firm trade and compliance practitioners from around the...

US Court of Appeals limits jurisdictional reach over foreign nationals in conspiracy to violate...

The US Court of Appeals held that a non-resident foreign national cannot be guilty of violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as an accomplice or a co-conspirator if that person was incapable of committing it as a principal.

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