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.
“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?
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.
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.
Our survey analyzed where commercial bribery is a criminal offense, who may be prosecuted and how active the local authorities are.
We are pleased to announce that the updated second edition of the Baker & McKenzie dictionary : Compliance and Governance from A-Z is now published.
While no piece of legislation will ever provide absolute protection and no-one can earnestly guarantee whistle-blowers that their lives will not be affected in some way once they point out wrongdoing, workplace whistle-blowers can rely on the protection afforded by the South African Protected Disclosures Act provided that they made a protected disclosure.
The focus on competition in African airspace has been renewed and the focus on pricing in the telecommunications sector in Africa has been increased.
61% of executives polled in a recent Baker McKenzie and Euromoney survey stated that trade secrets and intellectual property are a board-level issue, reflecting the rising value of trade secrets in our digital age.
We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.