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Australia: Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate

Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements. In light of this event, companies should take the appropriate measures.

Pharmaceutical Sector in Malaysia under Market Review of the Malaysian Competition Commission

The Malaysian Competition Commission has initiated a market review on the pharmaceutical sector. What does this mean for companies?

Pharmaceutical Sector in Malaysia under Market Review of the Malaysian Competition Commission

The Malaysian Competition Commission has commissioned an independent non-profit international research and advocacy organisation, to conduct a market review on the pharmaceutical sector in Malaysia.

Baker McKenzie releases Global Corporate Liability Handbook

Building on the success of 2016’s “EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook,” we are pleased to present you with the first global edition that collates and describes in detail the corporate liability and corporate crime regimes of countries in Asia, EMEA and the Americas.

Vietnam: Regulatory framework regarding reporting and responding to cyber information security incidents – Decision...

The Vietnamese Government issued Decision No5 and Circular No 20 setting the basic framework for reporting and responding to cyber security information incidents.

Global Compliance News Webinar Invitation – Navigating trade sanctions in an increasingly complex and...

On December 12, 2017, we are hosting our first Global Compliance News webinar. The topic of the webinar is the rapidly changing sanctions environment. Economic and trade sanctions are today being routinely used by nation states to achieve their foreign policy objectives. Join our market leading trade compliance team to find out how your company may be affected by the recent developments in the sanctions arena.

Amendment to China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law increases risk of commercial bribery and imposes tougher...

On 4 November 2017, the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law was amended providing more clarity on the scope of what constitutes commercial bribery. This post provides an insight on the key features of the new commercial bribery rules.

Hong Kong’s new apology law and its implications for financial institutions

Under the new Apology Ordinance, the evidence of an apology is not admissible in any judicial, arbitral, administrative, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings for determining fault or liability.

Vietnam: 2015 Penal Code to Take Effect on 1 January 2018

The National Assembly amended the 2015 Penal Code and introduced corporate criminal liability for certain violations and commercial bribery.

Asia Pacific Competition Law Quarterly

Welcome to the latest issue of our Asia Pacific Quarterly on competition law. The report provides a regular and concise overview of significant competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.

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