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Ukraine: Financial Services and Securities Regulatory Powers Reallocated

On 16 October 2019 the President of Ukraine signed the Law of Ukraine No. 79-IX ("Split Law"), which deals with a substantial reallocation of...

UK and US sign Data Access Agreement to Expedite Digital Evidence-Sharing in Criminal Investigations

DOWNLOAD ALERTOn 3 October 2019, the United Kingdom and the United States signed a first-of-its-kind Bilateral Data Access Agreement (the "Agreement"), which is expected...

US: DOJ Guidelines Incentivize Companies to Self-Disclose and Cooperate in False Claims Act Cases

Read full articleThis article published in the Government Contracting Law Report discusses the U.S. Department of Justice’s Guidelines for Taking Disclosure, Cooperation, and Remediation...

An Overview of Competition and Antitrust Regulations in Africa

Download publicationAntitrust law in Africa is growing at a rapid rate with the introduction of laws and regulations, increase in memberships to regional antitrust...

Ukraine Undertakes to Reduce Criminal Pressure on Business

On 23 September 2019, the president of Ukraine signed into law the Bill "On Amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine and the Criminal...

Are You Ready for China’s Social Credit System?

Chinese government authorities have recently issued a series of policies and draft amendments to push forward the establishment of the Social Credit System (SCS)....

UK: New Sentencing Guidelines

New Sentencing Guideline Following a consultation in 2018, the Sentencing Council has published a new sentencing guideline to come into effect on 1 October 2019...

UK: Prudential Regulation – How the UK FCA Assesses Adequate Financial Resources

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) consultation on its approach to assessing the adequacy of financial resources for all 46,000 FCA solo-regulated firms closed on...

Hong Kong: The SFC’s continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct

The SFC's continued clampdown on corporate fraud and misconduct The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has frequently emphasized its commitment to combatting corporate fraud and...

Germany: Federal Ministry of Justice Publishes Draft for Corporate Liability Law

The Federal Ministry of Justice publishes draft for corporate liability law – what comes next for companies: increasing persecution pressure due to the principle...

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