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Spain: Amendments to the Criminal Code Increase Corporate Criminal Liability Exposure

The Criminal Code was amended through Organic Law 1/2019 (the "Law") to incorporate certain EU Directives, specifically Directive 2014/57/EU of the European Parliament and...

Belgian Cayman Tax: Publication of an Extended Blacklist of Entities Established Outside the EEA

Last Thursday, a Royal Decree extending the list of non-EEA entities targeted by the Belgian Cayman tax was published in the Belgian Gazette. The...

Kazakhstan Adopts Ethical Rules for Pharmaceutical Product and Medical Device Promotion

Following the adoption of amendments to the Code on Public Health and Healthcare System, which introduced for the first time in Kazakhstan certain standards...

Webinar Invitation: The Rising Importance of Trade Secrets in the Digital Age

Financial institutions are leading the way in adopting new technologies such as machine learning, AI and “big data.” These and other technologies now play...

May 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publication  The May 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update features the following updates:WTO: Australia ratifies Government Procurement Agreement; 6 regional trade...

Hungary: GDPR-related Developments by Sector

The Hungarian Parliament has adopted the sectorial legislative amendments relating to the European Union's data protection reform (Act XXXIV of 2019, the "Amendment") which...

Poland: Further Changes to Data Protection Laws in Poland

On 4 May 2019, further amendments to the rules on processing personal data came into force. They concern over 150 legal statutes and refer...

UK: Corporate Governance Reporting: are you prepared?

Listed PLCs' preparations are well underway for compliance with the 2018 Corporate Governance Code (Code). Preparation for compliance with The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018...

More than half of the UK’s very large private companies lack a clear corporate...

72% of companies surveyed say that they will have difficulty compiling and verifying the information required to comply, while 32% do not have...

US: Regulations Address FATCA Verification and Certification Requirements

On 21 March 2019, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final regulations (the Final Regulations) relating to FATCA verification and certification requirements. FATCA...

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