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Switzerland to follow UN and EU in lifting nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions on...

On 21 October 2015 the Federal Council of Switzerland announced that it would also ease its sanctions measures on Implementation Day, in line with the UN and the EU.

Adoption Day sees EU adopt legislative framework to lift nuclear-related economic and financial sanctions

On 18 October 2015, Iran's Foreign Minister and the EU Foreign Policy Chief issued a joint statement announcing the official adoption of the "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" between Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, the EU, France, Germany, Russia, the UK and the USA).

Algeria: New Code of Public Tenders

The new Code of Public Tenders, which had been approved on 22 July 2015 by the Council of Ministers, has finally been published in the Algerian Official Journal dated 20 September 2015 and will become effective three months after the date of publication, i.e. on 20 December 2015.

Anti-Money Laundering in Kuwait

Money laundering is often viewed as a victimless crime but the truth of the matter is that it is a very important cog to the machinery funding organized crime and terrorism across the globe. Learn how Kuwait is tackling the AML challenge.

Israel: A clear and unequivocal repudiation of secret recordings by employees of their superiors...

Following Labor Dispute (B-S) 11761-03-15 Livnat Hazan versus the Mizpe Ramon Local Council (July 5, 2015) ("the Hazan Case"), Request for Permission to Appeal...

Global Overview of Anti-Corruption Laws 2015

It is our pleasure to present the first edition of Baker McKenzie’s Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook (“Handbook”). Given the success of last...

Outline of EU and U.S. Sanctions Relief for Iran under Joint Comprehensive Plan of...

On 14 July 2015, Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union)...

Mid-Year Review 2015: Anti-Corruption in the EMEA Region

This article summarizes the anti-corruption developments in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) during the first half of 2015. Recent trends in...

TRACE Report: The rest of the world outpaced U.S. corruption enforcement actions for the...

In a noteworthy trend picked-up by Trace International’s Global Enforcement Report, in 2014 non-U.S. enforcement actions concerning bribery of foreign officials outpaced U.S. enforcement actions...

Compliance Trends around the World – 10 Questions for the Compliance Heads of Baker...

We asked Mini vandePol (Head of the Baker & McKenzie Global and Asia-Pacific Compliance Practice Group), Joan Meyer (Head of the North American Compliance...

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