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Global Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws 2015

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...

TRACE Report: The rest of the world outpaced U.S. corruption enforcement actions for the...

In a noteworthy trend picked-up by Trace International’s Global Enforcement Report, in 2014 non-U.S. enforcement actions concerning bribery of foreign officials outpaced U.S. enforcement actions...

Compliance Trends around the World – 10 Questions for the Compliance Heads of Baker...

We asked Mini vandePol (Head of the Baker & McKenzie Global and Asia-Pacific Compliance Practice Group), Joan Meyer (Head of the North American Compliance...

U.S. Commerce Department Issues Guidance on Due Diligence to Prevent Unauthorized Exports to Russia

On May 18, 2015, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued additional guidance on due diligence measures that U.S. exporters...

Russia Plans to Limit State Purchases of Foreign Software

The Russian State Duma is planning to impose limitations on government procurement of foreign software products (draft Law No. 7646787-6, introduced to the State...

Before Disaster Strikes: Planning for the Worst Instead of Hoping for the Best

We rarely think about emergencies before they arrive on our doorstep. Yet, the recent civil unrest in Baltimore has presented another eye-opening reminder that...

5 Essential Elements of Corporate Compliance – A Global Template

Effectively managing corporate compliance efforts in today's regulatory environment--preventing corporate officers and employee from engaging in illegal practices, while also addressing a wide array...

Australia’s expanded autonomous sanctions relating to Russia commenced on 31 March 2015

Australia imposed targeted financial sanctions and travel bans relating to Russia against designated persons and entities in June and September 2014.  Expanded sanctions were...

Compliance Benchmark: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Various countries and their compliance-enforcing agencies request that companies have "adequate" compliance programs and organizations. But what does that mean? One option to determine...

Russia to lift Ukraine-related embargos?

Russia considers a partial withdrawal of its embargo on imports of food products originating from the countries that have imposed Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia....

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