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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.

Corporate investigations: key issues for boards and in-house lawyers

With the steady increase of global regulation and enforcement across all industries in today's commercial world, the conduct by companies of independent and credible internal investigations is swiftly being recognised as a standalone area of expertise

Vietnam: New Enterprise Law Introduces Significant Changes to the Governance Structure of Companies

The National Assembly of Vietnam approved the new Enterprise Law to improve the legal framework for investment and corporate governance in Vietnam. It took effect on 1 July 2015. The new Enterprise Law introduces significant changes to the governance structure of companies.

Global Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws 2015

It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last...

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