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Swedish Merger Control Under the Thresholds: The ‘particular grounds’ rule, its implications and inevitable...

Read publication1. Background Advisers on merger control are faced with multiple judgement calls on each transaction, such as the hazards of market definition and the...

Russia Increases Fines for Personal Data and IT Violations

As of December 2, 2019 Russia significantly increased administrative fines for companies for violations of personal data localization rules and the requirements for online...

Procurement Collusion Strike Force and Implications for US Companies and Beyond

On November 5, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the creation of a strike force, consisting of federal and state investigators...

Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission Announces New Framework for Regulating Virtual Asset Trading...

Download full version in PDFThe Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken another major step towards establishing a regulatory framework for virtual asset trading...

Australia: ASIC’s Final Guidance on Whistleblower Policies – Are You Ready for 1 January...

ASIC has issued its final guidance on the content of whistleblowing policies. ASIC's Regulatory Guide 270 'Whistleblower Policies' sets out what information policies should...

Russia: Corporate Anti-Corruption Enforcement Research

Baker McKenzie is pleased to present the following report on Russian corporate anti-corruption enforcement that will provide both international companies operating in Russia and...

Guide to Doing Business in the United Arab Emirates 2019

DOWNLOAD PUBLICATIONFor over three decades, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla has helped businesses optimize opportunities and mitigate risks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...

Saudi Arabia Reforms its Competition Law – What is New?

DOWNLOAD ALERTOn 25/1/1441H (corresponding to 24 September 2019), the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Competition (the "Authority") issued the anticipated implementing...

UK Statement on Legal Status of Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts

A UK Government-backed, industry-led initiative has published an expert legal statement recognising cryptoassets as property and smart contracts as enforceable agreements under English law....

Hong Kong: SFC Clarifies Regulatory Standards for Electronic Record Keeping

Download Full Version in PDFHong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a circular on 31 October 2019 ("Circular") clarifying its expectations of SFC-licensed...

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