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...

UK: Money laundering and sanctions risks – FCA feedback on its latest thematic review...

Close supervisory attention to money laundering compliance backed by a steady stream of enforcement cases has resulted in improved standards of compliance.  However, according...

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...

Update on EU Review of Export Control Policy

The EU is conducting a review of its export control policy with a view to creating a more integrated EU export control regime ensuring...

UK imposes additional measures on Russia

On 7 November 2014, the legislation.gov.uk website posted SI 2014/2932 - The Export Control (Russia, Crimea and Sevastopol Sanctions) (Amendment) Order 2014 (the Order)....

EU Anti-Bribery, Customs and Trade Webinar – Fundamentals and Pitfalls of EU Export Controls

In 2014, Baker & McKenzie launched a webinar series which covers a range of customs, export control, trade sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption topics. ...

UK: New Guidelines on Sentencing of Corporate Offenders

On 1 October 2014, new guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council (the "Guidelines") came into force for the sentencing of fraud, bribery and money...

Only Four Countries Actively Enforce OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

On 23 October 2014, Transparency International published a report which analyzed the enforcement of the the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Anti Bribery...

Baker & McKenzie EU Anti-Bribery, Trade and Customs Webinar Series 2014

Baker & McKenzie's EU Compliance, International Trade and Customs Groups are bringing together their considerable local knowledge and on the ground experience to deliver their...

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