The aim of this quarterly is to give you a regular, brief practical overview of significant competition law developments that may affect your business operations in the region.
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.
The purpose of the Act is to remove legal presumption on criminal liability for directors, managers, and persons responsible for the operation of a juristic person as specified in 76 pieces of legislation.
The key changes concern increased penalties for employers who fail to comply with requirements regarding employment and treatment of minors.
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 years of debate and various drafts proposed by interested parties, the Thai Cabinet has finally approved the draft Trade Competition bill.
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.
The Bank of Thailand has introduced a new regulation to facilitate the Know-Your-Customer process by using an electronic means for account opening for deposit acceptance or fund acceptance from public.