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New whistleblowing regulation in Hungary

9 June 2014 - The Hungarian Parliament adopted Act CLXV of 2013 on Complaints and Whistleblowing (the "Act") entering into force on 1 January...

U.S. Eleventh Circuit Appeal Court considers meaning of “Instrumentality” under the FCPA

23 May 1014 - On May 16, 2014 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit handed down its eagerly anticipated decision in...

India enhances capacities to combat corruption

21 May 2014 - On 1 January 2014, the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, signed a new anti-corruption legislation (lokpal bill) which will enhance the...

Haitian Parliament passes anti-corruption legislation

On 11 March, 2014, Transparency International reported that the Haitian Parliament passed a comprehensive anti-corruption law, thereby putting an end to a long-lasting legislative...

US SEC expands probe into hiring practices

On May 7, 2014, the Wall Street Journal reported that US SEC expanded its investigation into large banks‘ hiring practices in Asia. The SEC contacted at...

The impact of China’s new rules on bribery blacklisting of healthcare companies and ethics...

On 1 March 2014, the Regulations on Establishing a Commercial Bribery Blacklist for the Purchase and Sale of Medicines ("2013 Blacklist Regulations") became...

Global Dow Jones survey shows importance of anti-corruption programs

Dow Jones recently published the results of its fourth online survey on anti-corruption programs. Compliance officers of 383 companies worldwide (80 in North America,...

New Brazilian Anti-Corruption Law requires businesses to adopt

On 29 January 2014, new Brazilian anti-corruption legislation came into force. It introduced a mechanism of direct corporate liability for fraud, bid rigging and...

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