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...

Mexico: Eighth Amendments to the General Foreign Trade Rules for 2014, and Annexes 22...

On February 24, 2015, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit published in the Federal Official Gazette the Eighth Resolution of Amendments to the...

Compliance Benchmark: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Various countries and their compliance-enforcing agencies request that companies have "adequate" compliance programs and organizations. But what does that mean? One option to determine...

Casinos, Fine Art, and Attorneys: The New Anti-Money Laundering Frontier in Mexico

The Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions with Funds from Illegal Sources is now just over two years old. The authorities...

Mexico: Navigating the Opportunity and Risk of the Energy Reform

The Energy Reform recently approved by the Mexican Congress offers great opportunities to companies that want to expand into the energy sector in Mexico....

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...

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...

Mexico: For the first time, Consumer Protection Agency imposes fines on e-commerce retailers

The Mexican Consumer Protection Agency (PROFECO) imposed fines on major e-commerce retailers even though no consumer complaint was filed; During a massive raid on...

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...

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