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Ukraine Expands Sanctions against Russia

On 17 October 2016, Ukraine imposed new personal sanctions against 335 Russian individuals and 167 entities, and extended the sanctions imposed in September 2015 for one more year.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard - a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

2016 Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook released

Baker & McKenzie released the 2016 edition of its Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Handbook. You can read the Handbook for free on Global Compliance News.

Russia to Enact Mass Internet Surveillance Laws, Companies Required to Store and Enable to...

Companies that enable the use of instant messaging, social networks, operators of multiplayer games and various websites enabling user-generated content or messages and other companies supporting online communications may be required to retain and store the data and content

Compliance Benchmark 2016: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Following our summary in March 2015, we have again summarized the main compliance benchmarking surveys which have been published over the past 12 months and summarized their results.

Baker & McKenzie’s EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015

Baker & McKenzie has published the first edition of EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook 2015. The handbook covers 23 jurisdictions and answers the most important questions in connection with corporate liability.

Russia’s sanctions against Turkey will affect work and services provided by Russian legal entities...

On December 28, 2015 President Putin issued a new decree pursuant to which the provision of certain services and performance of certain work by Russian legal entities should be prohibited or restricted, if such legal entities are controlled by Turkish persons.

Antitrust risk re-assessment in newly concentrated markets: practical ways to preserve freedom from investigation

The economic literature explains that most markets tend towards oligopoly over the longer term. This does not necessarily imply that competition is impaired.

Russian Antitrust: Supplier obliged to supply distributor competing in same tender

A Russian appeal court has upheld Teva's obligation to supply Copaxone to its distributor to compete against it at tender. The case endorses the Russian competition authority's tendency to define markets narrowly - and thus to find a supplier has a monopoly of this narrowly defined market - so as to force supply by "dominant" companies in circumstances that may make little economic sense.

President Putin approves Russian sanctions against Turkey

On November 28, 2015 President Putin signed Decree No. 583 “On Measures to Ensure State Security and Protection of Russian Citizens from Criminal and Other Unlawful Actions and on Application of Special Economic Measures in relation to the Republic of Turkey”

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