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Trump on Trade: What New US Steel and Aluminum Duties Mean For Businesses

On 8 March, President Trump signed two proclamations – one on steel imports and one on aluminum imports. As expected, the president is imposing, as from 23 March 2018, an additional 25% duty on steel, and an additional 10% duty on aluminum, imported from all countries except Canada and Mexico.

DPAs Coming to Canada

The Canadian government has announced the results of its public consultation on corporate criminal wrongdoing and enforcement and a majority of participants in the consultation process favoured the implementation of a deferred prosecution agreements.

New US Sanctions Measures Put Shipping Industry on Notice of North Korea Sanctions Risks

In the aftermath of the new sanctions imposed to North Korea, potential risks have been identified in the global shipping industry.

Webinar Series: Managing Whistleblower and Retaliation Risk for Public and Private Employers

We are pleased to invite you to our first webinar in our 2018 series on "Managing Whistleblower and Retaliation Risk for Public and Private Employers" which will take place on Tuesday, March 13 at 12:00 pm EST.

Conference on Supply Chain Risks & Rewards in Emerging Markets on March 15 in...

We would like to invite you to our conference on "Supply Chain Risks & Rewards in Emerging Markets" which will take place in our offices in Washington, DC on March 15, 2018.

Nafta In Play-The State of Play Following the Sixth Round of Negotiations

We summarized the key issues discussed at the sixth round of the NAFTA 2.0 negotiations which was concluded on January 29 in Montreal.

Expert Forum: Localising a Global Compliance Programme

Our compliance specialists discuss the steps that should be taken in order to localize a global compliance program.

FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy: Cooperation as a mitigating factor

This issue of the Ethics & Compliance in the Americas newsletter covers what the DOJ considers as cooperation, as updated by the new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy.

Tarun/Tomczak – The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook – Fifth Edition

The new fifth edition of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook is a comprehensive guide for attorneys, at every level, who represent businesses doing international work. Read the first chapter for free on GCN.

The World Bank’s Enforcement Arm and its Impact on Multinational Companies

This post provides a concise overview of the measures taken by the World Bank against corruption and how these measures affect multinational corporations.

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