Competition regulators may have active competition law enforcement, regional laws that relate to competition law enforcement or regional laws that promote competition between member states. We highlight the most notable developments in regional competition law.
The processes related to workplace discipline often confound employees. Whether this is the result of lapping up Suits or Law & Order is an open question, but we frequently see employees misconceiving their rights and obligations when faced with allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace. Employees do their cause more harm than good when labouring under misapprehensions on the nature of workplace discipline.
Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.
Baker McKenzie has created a one of its kind Anti-Corruption Risk-Map. The risk maps provide information on primary anti-corruption legislation and enforcement agencies, offences, defences and penalties in 55 countries.
Recently, thousands of female employees across Iceland went to work as usual… but only until 14:38. They left their male counterparts, disregarding normal working hours that would have seen them at their desks until 17:00. Why leave work early, and why at that specific time?
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.
Employers, dissatisfied with the outcome of a disciplinary hearing, often wonder if a harsher sanction can be imposed in an internal appeal hearing.
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.
"He is such a nice guy - quiet, but always willing to assist." said one surprised co-worker when the police handcuffed her colleague. No-one had any reason to suspect that he would be arrested for terrorism.
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.