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Webinar Invitation: The Rising Importance of Trade Secrets in the Digital Age

Financial institutions are leading the way in adopting new technologies such as machine learning, AI and “big data.” These and other technologies now play...

May 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publication  The May 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update features the following updates:WTO: Australia ratifies Government Procurement Agreement; 6 regional trade...

South Africa: Everyone’s cup of COFI? A Discussion on the Conduct of Financial...

A brief outline of the Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill, its effect on the financial industry and implications for consumers.It is fair to say...

Seven Things to Consider When Transacting in Africa

Ahead of the Baker McKenzie African Transactional Summit taking place in Johannesburg in May 2019, Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the Firm’s global...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

South Africa: Banking Law Developments

South Africa has a sophisticated banking system that aims to ensure economic stability, consumer protection and institutional safety. Numerous new laws are in the...

UAE Issues Cabinet Resolution Implementing the New AML Law

The AML Resolution introduces a number of significant enhancements to the UAE AML regime including:(a) the introduction of the "risk-based approach" to AML regulation, whereby...

UAE: Strengthening Compliance Against Financial Crime: Recent Developments and Enforcement Trends in the UAE

Greater scrutiny into financial crimes The newly enacted Federal Law No. 20 of 2018 on Anti-Money Laundering Law (AML Law) contains important improvements over the...

Widespread Amendments to South Africa’s Competition Law Regime

An extensive set of competition law amendments has been in the making since December 2017 when the Competition Amendment Bill (Bill) was initially gazetted...

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...

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