New compliance requirements on the management of contaminated areas in Brazil

The State of São Paulo EPA provides new procedures for protection of the soil and groundwater and establishes guidelines for the management of contaminated areas during licensing proceedings of potentially pollutant facilities.

Updates in International Trade: Opportunities and Challenges in Latin America and Beyond

Our seminar could help your business identify opportunities and challenges brought about by the changes in international trade and mitigate future risks through strategic decision-making in Latin America and globally.

China Climbs Four Places in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.

Baker McKenzie launches Global Anti-Corruption Risk Map

Baker McKenzie has created a one of its kind Anti-Corruption Risk-Map. The risk maps provide information on primary anti-corruption legislation and enforcement agencies, offences, defences and penalties in 55 countries.

Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended To Investigations Related To Corruption, Customs Crimes And Economic...

The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistle-blowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard - a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

2016 Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook released

Baker & McKenzie released the 2016 edition of its Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Handbook. You can read the Handbook for free on Global Compliance News.

Corruption Risk and the 2016 Rio Olympics: Raising the Bar for Hospitality Compliance

Corporate hospitality at the Olympics and other high-profile events can provide a bona fide relationship-building opportunity for companies. Nevertheless, such events are also a reminder of the risk that, when handled improperly, corporate hospitality can result in bribery or related improprieties.

Reflections on the Antitrust Section’s Spring Meeting

The ABA Antitrust Section's Spring Meeting provides an opportunity for review and reflection on recent antitrust developments. We summarize a few that may be of interest.

Brazil Antitrust: CADE guidance on how to implement a competition compliance program which could...

The Brazilian Competition Commission published guidelines on competition compliance programs which explain what sorts of steps companies can take to avoid breaking the competition rules and also sets out the key ingredients of an effective competition compliance program.

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