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EU: 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive published

The EU Commission proposed the revised AMLD in July 2016 as part of its Action Plan against terrorism announced in February 2016, after the attacks in Paris and Brussels, and as a reaction to the Panama Papers published in April 2016.

Now Available: Baker McKenzie’s Global Corporate Liability and Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Apps

Following the success of the Global Corporate Liability and Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws handbooks and websites, Baker McKenzie's Compliance & Investigations group announced the launch of the corresponding mobile applications.

Taiwan Cybersecurity Management Act Passed

In addition to government agencies, the Cybersecurity Management Act also requires Providers of Critical Infrastructure to establish and maintain a safe, stable and secure cyber environment.

Baker McKenzie adds further updates to the 2018 GDPR National Legislation Survey

In order to help businesses to include the EU General Data Protection Regulation in their data protection practices, Baker McKenzie has updated the 2018 edition of its GDPR National Legislation Survey.

Follow Up: Canada Aerospace & Defense Roundtable

Baker McKenzie hosted the Canada Aerospace & Defense Roundtable to discuss the security challenges facing Canada and its allies around the world featuring keynote speaker General Tom J. Lawson CMM, CD, Fmr CDS and Commander of NORAD.

Vietnam National Assembly Passes the Law on Cybersecurity

The National Assembly of Vietnam passed the Law on Cybersecurity on 12 June 2018. This Law will take effect on 1 January 2019.

Follow Up: Deferred Prosecution Agreement Roundtable

Baker McKenzie Toronto hosted an event to discuss legal and policy issues relating to the introduction of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Canada. Here are the key takeaways.

5 Essential Elements of Corporate Compliance (2018 edition)

Although enforcement guidelines around the world vary, virtually all touch upon a set of core themes, which Baker McKenzie has summarized into five essential elements. You can now get access to the updated 2018 edition of this expertise.

Lisa Osofsky announced as new Director of the SFO

Lisa Osofsky will be the new Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), taking over from David Green CB QC. Mark Thompson (the SFO's current Chief Operating Officer) is filling the role on an interim basis before Ms Osofsky takes up the position full time on 3 September 2018.

Update – Key UK Court decision on the meaning of “defect” in the Product...

The UK High Court adjudicated on the matter of "defective" hip implants. In doing so the High Court took a strict, and arguably more manufacturer friendly, approach.

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