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EU Anti-Bribery, Customs and Trade Webinar – Fundamentals and Pitfalls of EU Export Controls

In 2014, Baker & McKenzie launched a webinar series which covers a range of customs, export control, trade sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption topics. ...

Only Four Countries Actively Enforce OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

On 23 October 2014, Transparency International published a report which analyzed the enforcement of the the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Anti Bribery...

Baker & McKenzie EU Anti-Bribery, Trade and Customs Webinar Series 2014

Baker & McKenzie's EU Compliance, International Trade and Customs Groups are bringing together their considerable local knowledge and on the ground experience to deliver their...

Britain and Germany main targets of cyber attacks in EMEA region

According to a report issued by the US-listed security company FireEye, Britain and Germany were the most targeted EMEA countries in the first half...

May a German stock corporation pay fine against director?

On 8 July 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice handed down a recently published decision which clarifies under which circumstances a German stock...

Ex-CEO attacks confidentiality of internal investigations in US court

The Wall Street Journal reported on 12 October 2014 that an ex-CEO is seeking to force his former employer to turn over the results...

First decision on “no spy guarantee” issued by German Federal Public Procurement Chamber

The German Federal Ministry of the Interior recently published its administrative guidance introducing a "no spy  guarantee" requirement for companies entering into certain  procurement contracts...

German Government proposes IT Security Act

On 20 August 2014, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior presented a draft legislation that introduces mandatory IT and cyber security measures designed...

Germany: Bundestag ratifies UN Convention against Corruption

The German Bundestag voted in favor of the ratification of the UN Convention against Corruption on Thursday evening. The Bundesrat, the second German legislative...

EU Tightens Sanctions Against Russia Again

 Only on July 30, 2014, the EU had significantly intensified its sanctions against Russia in reaction to the developments in the Ukraine. As tensions...

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