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February 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publicationWelcome to the February 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance Update. Here are some highlights:Best Practices Guide developed for UN...

Qatar Diplomatic Crisis – Shipping Boycott Still Stands

Over the past week, various reports from news outlets and other sources have suggested that some of the restrictions on the movements of goods...

Save the Date l Baker McKenzie Global Tax Dispute Resolution Conference: The Shape of...

Across the globe, tax is at the top of the agenda in newsrooms and boardrooms alike, owing to a marked rise in the number...

Impact of Recent US and EU Sanctions on the Middle East

October 2018 The state of United States (US), European Union (EU), and other sanctions regimes is in flux like never before, with significant implications for Middle...

Egyptian Competition Authority starts intervening in pre-merger transactions

Recent developments Following media reports that two multinational companies were in merger discussions, the Egyptian Competition Authority ("ECA") has told the parties to seek prior...

United States Withdraws from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

On May 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”), culminating months of uncertainty around the fate of the Iran nuclear deal. Furthermore, President Trump announced that the United States would re-impose nuclear sanctions against Iran.

South Africa: Catch me if you can

“You can’t fire me, I resign!” sounds like something one of Harvey Spectre’s clients might say. But if your employment relationship is not in Hollywood, but South Africa, what would the legal position be in respect of resignation to avoid dismissal?

Managing Risk: Compliance in the Healthcare Sector in the Middle East

We are pleased to invite you to our workshop on "Managing Risk: Compliance in the Healthcare Sector in the Middle East" that will take place in our offices in Dubai on February 26, 2018.

Baker McKenzie releases Global Corporate Liability Handbook

Building on the success of 2016’s “EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook,” we are pleased to present you with the first global edition that collates and describes in detail the corporate liability and corporate crime regimes of countries in Asia, EMEA and the Americas.

Global GCN Survey: Commercial bribery prohibitions and enforcement

Our survey analyzed where commercial bribery is a criminal offense, who may be prosecuted and how active the local authorities are.

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