Moving data: Cross-border transfers from a LatAm perspective

In this post, we look at cross-border data transfers as a key compliance risk and offer a Latin-American (LatAm) perspective.

Antitrust risk re-assessment in newly concentrated markets: practical ways to preserve freedom from investigation

The economic literature explains that most markets tend towards oligopoly over the longer term. This does not necessarily imply that competition is impaired.

Corporate investigations: key issues for boards and in-house lawyers

With the steady increase of global regulation and enforcement across all industries in today's commercial world, the conduct by companies of independent and credible internal investigations is swiftly being recognised as a standalone area of expertise

The Regulation of Compliance Programs in Brazil: The importance of leadership and the role...

At the time of significant changes in Brazilian anti-corruption legislation and enforcement scenario, as well as increased civil society awareness and participation in the fight against corruption, the Compliance Officer can play a significant role and make the difference.

Brazilian Government Issues Compliance Program Guidelines

The Office of the Comptroller General issued guidance entitled Compliance Programs – Guidelines for Private Companies clarifying the elements of compliance programs set forth in the Clean Companies Act and further regulated by Decree 8.420/2015.

Global Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws 2015

It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last...

TRACE Report: The rest of the world outpaced U.S. corruption enforcement actions for the...

In a noteworthy trend picked-up by Trace International’s Global Enforcement Report, in 2014 non-U.S. enforcement actions concerning bribery of foreign officials outpaced U.S. enforcement actions...

Compliance Trends around the World – 10 Questions for the Compliance Heads of Baker...

We asked Mini vandePol (Head of the Baker & McKenzie Global and Asia-Pacific Compliance Practice Group), Joan Meyer (Head of the North American Compliance...

Before Disaster Strikes: Planning for the Worst Instead of Hoping for the Best

We rarely think about emergencies before they arrive on our doorstep. Yet, the recent civil unrest in Baltimore has presented another eye-opening reminder that...

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...

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