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EU to counter money laundering – company owners required to be listed on national...

On December 17, 2014, EU law makers within the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers have reached political consensus on tougher anti-money laundering...

Spain: Complicity in Tax Fraud and Money-Laundering in a Case with Broad Media Coverage

In a court order issued on November 7, 2014, in an appeal against an order for an abbreviated trial, the Provincial Court of Palma...

Spanish Supreme Court’s judgment on pharma company’s dual pricing system

The Spanish Supreme Court has adopted a judgment in December establishing that dual pricing systems in the pharma sector may fall under the prohibition...

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...

Spanish Government, pressured by OECD, agrees to anti-corruption measures

In Spain, because of the pressure imposed by the OECD and in order to avoid drastic measures in 2015, the Government has announced different...

Spanish Anticorruption Public Prosecutor starts criminal proceedings for corruption in the Spanish First Division...

On December 15, 2014, Spanish Anticorruption Public Prosecutor formally requested a Spanish criminal judge to start criminal proceedings against Real Zaragoza S.A. Deportiva, its...

Spanish Criminal Code Reform Will Be Approved In March 2015

Rafael Catalá, new minister of justice of the Spanish Government declared yesterday that his plan is to get the Spanish Congress to approve the...

OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report released: Three-fourths of cases involved intermediaries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 2, 2014 released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale. 427 transnational...

Transparency International Launches the Latest Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 – China Loses Ground

On 3 December 2014, Transparency International ("TI") launched its latest Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") 2014. The CPI ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their...

In Search of The Obvious: Groupement des Cartes Bancaires and ‘By Object’ Infringements under...

GCB is a landmark judgment with important implications for the European Commission and member states applying EU competition law, as well as the companies...

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