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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....

Russia: New Waste Disposal Rules

With the 23 December 2014 passing of the Federal Law “On Changes to the Federal Law ‘On Wastes Generated in the Manufacturing and Consumption...

MedTech Europe recommends phasing out conference sponsorship for Healthcare Professionals by 2018

In late 2014, the trade associations for the Med-Tech and Diagnostics industries in Europe have recommended phasing out by 1 January 2018 all direct...

U.S. Commerce Department Imposes Licensing Requirement on Exports/Reexports to Crimea

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) is issuing a final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Part 730 et seq. (“EAR”), to...

Russia looks to target “undesired” foreign organizations

It was reported on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, by RIA Novosti (the Russian state news agency) that the Russian State Duma has adopted at...

EU Foreign Affairs Council holds “in-depth discussion” on EU-Russia relations

EU relations with Russia were the subject of an "in-depth discussion" during yesterday's meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (the "Council"), according to...

Social Media Survey – How Corporates Engage and Manage Risks

Baker & McKenzie has released its first global client survey on Social Media. Based on the responses from international clients across a range of 14...

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