Compliance Benchmark: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Various countries and their compliance-enforcing agencies request that companies have "adequate" compliance programs and organizations. But what does that mean? One option to determine...

Asia Pacific: How U.S. FCPA And U.K. Bribery Act Impact Financial Institutions In The...

Why Should Financial Institutions, Hedge Funds And Private Equity Firms In The Asia Pacific Region Be Concerned About These Regulations In recent years, compliance...

Big Brother’s New Friends: Implications for Corporate Investigations Of the DOJ’s Increasing Cooperation With...

The days of the US Justice Department being the sole prosecutor of international corporate corruption are long gone. Recent news reports are replete with...

Doing Business in China 2015

Baker & McKenzie just published its new edition of "Doing Business in China". The guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and...

Social Media Survey – How Corporates Engage and Manage Risks

Baker & McKenzie has released its first global client survey on Social Media. Based on the responses from international clients across a range of 14...

China Anti-Corruption Briefing

China Snapshot Topic Summary Governing legislation The primary legislation governing corruption include the Criminal Law of the...

China’s Antimonopoly Law Ramping Up: Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare under the Spotlight – An Update

In November 2014, widespread press reports in China announced that Chinese competition authorities would imminently commence investigations into foreign manufacturers of medical devices for...

OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report released: Three-fourths of cases involved intermediaries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 2, 2014 released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale. 427 transnational...

Transparency International Launches the Latest Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 – China Loses Ground

On 3 December 2014, Transparency International ("TI") launched its latest Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") 2014. The CPI ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their...

China: Proposed amendments to the PRC Criminal Law will enhance anti-graft enforcement and increase...

China’s draft amendments to the PRC Criminal Law (“the Draft Amendments”) were released in early November for public comment (due on 3 December 2014)....

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