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Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

Export Controls and Sanctions: Preparing for the Impact of a No-Deal Brexit

Introduction Following the recent third rejection of the Brexit withdrawal agreement in the UK Parliament, a no-deal Brexit remains firmly on the agenda. This alert...

You’re Invited! 13th Annual Conference on Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law

We are pleased to invite you to the ICC-Baker McKenzie Thirteenth Annual Conference 2019 on "Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law", which will...

Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of...

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number...

Ireland: New Corruption Legislation Finally in Sight

The long-awaited Criminal Justice Bill 2017 is on its way. The new “failure to supervise” offence has survived intact despite several significant changes.

The first UK contested prosecution for failure to prevent bribery provides a salutary warning...

The Irish Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Bill 2017 is on its way and will introduce a range of new offences which modernise the Irish anti-corruption code. 

EU: Corporate group companies tendering separately in public tenders may need to prove absence...

In an opinion issued on 22 November 2017, EU-the Advocate General confirmed that the EU competition law provisions do not apply to companies that are part of the same corporate group. However, assurances from those companies might be necessary in case of simultaneous participation in public tendering process in order to protect the free and fair competition between all tenderers.

Ireland: What Now For Mandatory Reporting of White Collar Offences?

Section 19 of the Criminal Justice Act 2011 regulates the offence of “withholding information” in relation to white collar crimes. However, the constitutionality of aspects of the provision is now put in question following a recent High Court judgment.

2nd EU Study on Corruption in the Healthcare Sector released: What you should do...

On October 7, 2017, the EU Commission published its updated study on corruption in the EU healthcare sector. Companies in the healthcare industry should rethink their policies and procedures based on the results of this Europe-wide study.

European Union introduces European Public Prosecutor’s Office to fight crimes against the EU

20 EU Member States agreed to implement the European Public Prosecutor's Office, a new European institution for the prosecution and investigation of crimes against the EU budget.

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