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The Netherlands: Highlights of the Dutch Climate Agreement

On 28 June 2019, the Dutch government presented the new climate agreement (Klimaatakkoord). It contains a set of measures drawn up in consultation with...

Launch of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect: Joint announcement made by CSRC and FCA

On 17 June 2019, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (FCA) released a joint announcement of their...

Webinar Invitation: An In-Depth Look into the Paradigm Shift of the DOJ on Corporate...

The Department of Justice's view on corporate compliance took a dramatic turn with the recent announcement of a new policy by the Antitrust Division. ...

Uzbekistan Enacts Renewable Energy Law

Overview The Republic of Uzbekistan has adopted its first statute providing comprehensive regulation of its renewable energy sector. The Renewable Energy Law1 entered into force...

New EU Rules on AML Group-Wide Policies Effective From 3 September 2019

What are the new requirements and when do they apply? The European Commission has published new regulatory technical standards that apply specifically to credit and...

Switzerland: Abolition of Bearer Shares and Criminal Sanctions for Board Members and Shareholders

In a nutshell:Issuance of bearer shares not permissible anymore after 1 January 2020. Automatic conversion of existing bearer shares into registered shares on...

June 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publication here.Due to the editor’s vacation schedule, there will be no separate July issue. However, this issue will cover activities through approximately June 14....

Poland: Changes to White Collar Crimes Laws

Our team has been following parliamentary works regarding unexpected and significant amendments to the Criminal Code regarding corruption and economic crimes. The Polish Parliament...

GDPR: One Year On

The GDPR celebrated its first anniversary on 25 May 2019 - a good time to take stock. In this article, we look at how...

EU Adopts Ban on Certain Single-Use Plastics

What has happened? A year ago, the European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products...