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.
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.
The new authorities of the Argentine Antitrust Commission released a draft of the new Antitrust Law, which seeks to bring Argentina into line with the international experience in this matter.
The minimum amounts set forth to detect and report suspicious transactions were amended by the Financial Information Unit.
The new authorities of the Argentine Antitrust Commission released a report on the conclusions reached regarding the market investigation on credit cards.
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.
On July 18th, 2016, the Mexican President promulgated the legislation package that gives rise to the Anticorruption National System, which includes the General Law for the Anticorruption National System.
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.
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.
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.