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In Brief – Antitrust & Competition Laws in Asia Pacific

The tables summarize the main topics of the antitrust and competition laws in Asia Pacific. For more information, visit our page "Antitrust Laws around...

Asia-Pacific Antitrust & Competition Law Guidebook 2015

Baker & McKenzie has published its 2015 Asia Pacific Antitrust & Competition Law Guidebook. The Guidebook brings together a summary of commentary on competition laws from...

Thailand imposes tight controls on export of dual-use goods

The Thai cabinet recently approved a new regulation proposed by the Ministry of Commerce to control the export of dual-use goods in accordance with...

Money Launderers Beware: Singapore Strengthens its Anti-Money Laundering Authority

The Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS")(Amendment) Bill, passed in Parliament on 11 May 2015, provides MAS with greater supervisory powers over financial institutions and...

TRACE Report: The rest of the world outpaced U.S. corruption enforcement actions for the...

In a noteworthy trend picked-up by Trace International’s Global Enforcement Report, in 2014 non-U.S. enforcement actions concerning bribery of foreign officials outpaced U.S. enforcement actions...

Compliance Trends around the World – 10 Questions for the Compliance Heads of Baker...

We asked Mini vandePol (Head of the Baker & McKenzie Global and Asia-Pacific Compliance Practice Group), Joan Meyer (Head of the North American Compliance...

India Plugs The Corruption Gaps: Cabinet Amendments To The Poca Amendment Bill, 2013

The anti-corruption legal regime in India has always been oriented towards targeting the demand side of corruption. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (‘PoCA’)...

Singapore High Court clarifies sentencing principles for public sector and private sector corruption

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court clarified that in determining an appropriate sentence for corruption, the Court will take into account the...

Iran’s markets opening up for Australia

Julie Bishop's recent visit to Iran - the first by an Australian foreign minister in over a decade - marks an important step in...

Before Disaster Strikes: Planning for the Worst Instead of Hoping for the Best

We rarely think about emergencies before they arrive on our doorstep. Yet, the recent civil unrest in Baltimore has presented another eye-opening reminder that...

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