Myanmar/Burma: EU strengthens arms embargo and adopts framework against serious human rights violations
On 27 April 2018, the EU published legislation imposing further restrictive measures on Myanmar/Burma, strengthening the EU’s arms embargo and targeting the Myanmar/Burma army and border guard police officials.
The report provides a regular and profound overview of essential competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.
After a period of noticeable inactivity, revised drafts of the trademark, design, patent, and copyright bills were submitted to parliament and consequently published for public review in late July and mid-August.
We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.
We are very pleased to present you the latest edition of our Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook, updated with detailed information about key legislative and enforcement activity in the anti-bribery and corruption sphere.
Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.
Baker McKenzie has created a one of its kind Anti-Corruption Risk-Map. The risk maps provide information on primary anti-corruption legislation and enforcement agencies, offences, defences and penalties in 55 countries.
After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard - a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.
On 7 October 2016, President Obama issued an Executive Order terminating US sanctions targeting Myanmar.
Following our summary in March 2015, we have again summarized the main compliance benchmarking surveys which have been published over the past 12 months and summarized their results.