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.
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.
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”
Russia has started imposing trade restrictions on Turkey. It is highly likely that the Turkish-origin food products would be completely embargoed without validity term limitation of this measure, and there would be a complete ban on the provision of services by Turkish companies on the Russian market.
With the steady increase of global regulation and enforcement across all industries in today's commercial world, the conduct by companies of independent and credible internal investigations is swiftly being recognised as a standalone area of expertise
Adoption Day sees EU adopt legislative framework to lift nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions
On 18 October 2015, Iran's Foreign Minister and the EU Foreign Policy Chief issued a joint statement announcing the official adoption of the "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" between Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the USA).
Paul Melling and Anton Subbot from Baker & McKenzie analyze whether Russia needs legislative change.
It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last...