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Turkey: Cosmetics Safety – Turkey Continues Cracking Down on Unsafe and Non-Compliant Cosmetic Products

Recent Developments The Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“TİTCK”) recently announced the results of its cosmetics sector market surveillance and inspection conducted between January...

Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence

Baker McKenzie has released its latest report, Taking Center Stage: The Rise and Rise of M&A Compliance Due Diligence. Based on a survey of...

Thailand’s Redrafted Labor Protection Act Introduces Major Changes to Employment Law

The amended Labor Protection Act ("LPA") was published in the Royal Gazette on 5 April 2019 and became effective from 5 May 2019.There are...

The Swedish Data Protection Authority Publishes its Supervisory Plan for 2019–2020

The Swedish Data Protection Authority has published its supervisory plan for 2019–2020. The activities vary with regard to different aspects of the privacy legal...

Czech Republic: New Act on Data Processing Has Been Adopted by Czech Legislative Authorities

The new Act on Data Processing ("Act") has recently been signed by the Czech President and will be submitted for publication in the Collection...

UK Introduces Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Extension of the SFO’s Evidence...

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. The Act allows UK law enforcement agencies including the...

The Luxembourg Register of Beneficial Owners: New Transparency Obligations for Registered Entities

The law establishing a Register of Beneficial Owners for Luxembourg-registered entities came into force as of 1 March 2019. The beneficial ownership register is...

South Africa: Amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act Become Effective

The Financial Intelligence Centre Act of 2001 ("FICA") was amended by the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act of 2017 (the "Amendment"), which provided for...

Singapore: Harsher Penalties for Offences Under the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes

Recent amendments to the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (Confiscation of Benefits) Act (Cap. 65A) (the "CDSA") took effect  on 1 April...

President of Brazil Signs Three Bills Integrating the Anti-Crime and Anti-Corruption Package

President Jair Bolsonaro signed three bills that belong to the anti-crime and anti-corruption package proposed by Justice and Public Security Minister, Sergio Moro.The anti-crime...

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