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China Climbs Four Places in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

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 launches Global Anti-Corruption Risk Map

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.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

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.

2016 Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook released

Baker & McKenzie released the 2016 edition of its Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Handbook. You can read the Handbook for free on Global Compliance News.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Anti-Corruption Principles

In February 2016, 12 countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. We highlight in this post TPP standards on anti-corruption as well as the potential implications on Singapore and Malaysia,

Compliance Benchmark 2016: Quantifying the Fundamentals

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.

Vietnam: Important Changes under the New Penal Code

The New Penal Code brings about significant changes to various aspects of the Current Penal Code, in particular regarding corporate liability and private corruption.

Vietnam’s New Penal Code Criminalizes Insurance Fraud To Protect Insurers’ Interests

Effective from 1 July 2016, the New Penal Code1 criminalizes insurance fraud and holds both violating individuals and commercial legal entities liable.

Antitrust risk re-assessment in newly concentrated markets: practical ways to preserve freedom from investigation

The economic literature explains that most markets tend towards oligopoly over the longer term. This does not necessarily imply that competition is impaired.

Global Compliance News goes Cybersecurity – Baker & McKenzie’s Cybersecurity Counter-Offensive Asia Pacific Guide

What are the rules protecting data in Asia Pacific? What can you do to recover information if you have been hacked? The Cybersecurity Counter-offensive Asia Pacific Guide has been launched in response to a wave of new cybersecurity legislation throughout the Asia Pacific region to regulate and monitor cybersecurity.

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