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Turkey: Cosmetics Safety – Turkey Continues Cracking Down on Unsafe and Non-Compliant Cosmetic Products

Recent Developments The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“TİTCK”) recently announced the results of its cosmetics sector market surveillance and inspection conducted between January...

Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence

Baker McKenzie has released its latest report, Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence. Based on a survey of...

The Swedish Data Protection Authority Publishes its Supervisory Plan for 2019–2020

The Swedish Data Protection Authority has published its supervisory plan for 2019–2020. The activities vary with regard to different aspects of the privacy legal...

Czech Republic: New Act on Data Processing Has Been Adopted by Czech Legislative Authorities

The new Act on Data Processing ("Act") has recently been signed by the Czech President and will be submitted for publication in the Collection...

UK Introduces Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Extension of the SFO’s Evidence...

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. The Act allows UK law enforcement agencies including the...

The Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Owners: New Transparency Obligations for Registered Entities

The law establishing a Register of Beneficial Owners for Luxembourg-registered entities came into force as of 1 March 2019. The beneficial ownership register is...

Brazil executes Anti-Corruption Cooperation Agreements with Chile and Switzerland

Cooperation agreement between Brazil and Chile In April 2019, Brazil's Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) and Chile's Ministry General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...

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...

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