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Snapshot: Credit for antitrust compliance programs around the world

 Last week we analyzed the view of US antitrust enforcers on the existence of a compliance program when assessing the punishment for cartel violations....

New Compliance and Disclosure Requirements for China Subsidiaries

In previous years, foreign-invested enterprises (“FIEs”) and their branches in China had the certainty that they would need to undergo the annual inspection filing...

ACCC updates immunity requirements for cartel notification

In September 2014, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) took steps to simplify its immunity policy for applicants notifying of cartel conduct. The...

Serious Invasions of Privacy – Final Report by the Australian Law Reform Commission

In the beginning of September 2014, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) tabled in Parliament the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era...

Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Coming Soon to a Country Regulating You

Disclosure of environmental, human rights and social risks is moving from its home between the glossy pages of voluntary reports into the hard-nosed realm of mandatory legal requirements, as evidenced by recent developments in the European Union and India.

Recent Developments in Chinese International Tax Law

Over the past two months, China produced a wave of interesting developments in international taxation. On June 26, just days before the Foreign Account...

Competition remains the driving force of technological innovation in 2014 in Taiwan

Competition remains the driving force of technological innovation in 2014. The trio of trade secrets, personal data protection, and fair trade practices continue to...

Australian competition authority sues petrol retailers for use of retail price information service

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings against the major petrol retailers in Australia and a petrol pricing information service, Informed Sources....

Internal Investigations become more challenging in China: Corporate Investigators convicted by a Chinese Court

On 11 August 2014, a Shanghai Court sentenced two Corporate Investigators to two and a half years imprisonment. Peter Humphrey and his wife, Yu...

One year of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in India – What...

26 May 2014 - In April 2013 the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act (“Sexual Harassment Act”) passed the Indian parliament. It became...

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