Modern Slavery Act: Guidance published on when and how to comply

On 29 October 2015, the UK Government published its guidance on the transparency in supply chains provision in section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015: "Transparency in Supply Chains etc. A practical guide for organisations".

Importers into the EU must know chemicals in product

With a long-awaited decision, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) causes headache and turbulences to manufacturers, importers and distributors of all kinds of products to be placed on the market in the European Union.

EU: European Court of Justice confirms fines for cartel facilitators

The EU Commission may fine companies merely for helping other undertakings run a cartel, the European Court of Justice held on 22 October 2015 - but under which conditions?

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).

Frequently Asked Questions on the Judgment of the CJEU on the US/EU Safe Harbor...

The Court of Justice of the European Union, following the opinion of the Advocate General, invalidated European Commission Decision 2000/520 dated July 27, 2000, which allowed transfers of personal data to US companies that self-certified under the US/EU Safe Harbor Program.

Post Danmark II – EU Commission Guidelines on Economic Assessment of Rebates Under Article...

The first Post Danmark case in 2012 brought about a modest antitrust revolution on Article 102 applicable to discrimination. Rarefied economic concepts were confirmed. Price discrimination as a standalone abuse was all but confined to a historical footnote in antitrust textbooks, to be replaced by a predation type test.

SFO Enforcement Has The Tanker Turned?

Charles Thomson and Henry Garfield of Baker & McKenzie LLP look at the Serious Fraud Office’s recent performance and developments in the internal and external environment in which it operates.

Psychology and Decision Making in Litigation and Dealing with Authorities – Munich – September...

Did you ever wonder why your company lost a lawsuit although the merits of the case were on your side? Did you ever ask...

EU antitrust procedural rules amended to aline them with EU Damages Directive

The Commission has adopted amendments to a number of its key procedural rules in order to bring them into line with the EU Directive on...

New crime unit to investigate corruption affecting developing countries

A new U.K. unit will investigate cases of international corruption affecting developing countries. The International Corruption Unit will merge existing investigation and intelligence...

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