Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In 2016, Austrian Criminal Law experienced some substantive legal developments in both, procedural and material aspects.
On 23 December 2016, the Luxembourgish Law on Market Abuse was published in Memorial A n°279.
Baker & Partners
Investigating and pursuing serious and complex fraud
claims is about staying ahead of the game. Most serious frauds will
have an international element, whether in the substantive action or
in asset recovery.
Jersey Finance Limited
A recent House of Commons debate on the Criminal Finances Bill included discussion about whether the Crown Dependencies should be forced to create public registries of beneficial ownership information.
On 17 February 2017, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier ("CSSF"), together with the Financial Intelligence Unit ("FIU") have published a new circular...
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly.
Bar & Karrer
La responsabilité pénale de l'entreprise est ancrée dans le Code pénal suisse (CP) depuis le 1er octobre 2003.
The Swiss Federal Tribunal, the country's highest court, recently had the opportunity to give some guidance as to the scope of the SCC provision governing the criminal liability of corporate entities.
United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") published on its website a new guidance paper called "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" ("Evaluation") in February 2017.
One of the problems a company may face during an internal
investigation is the lack of compliance by its employees with the
document retention notices.
Pekin & Bayar
The Capital Markets Board of Turkey has introduced its Amendment on the Communiqué on Market Abuse Serial No. VI-104.1.a, which was published on 18 February 2017...
Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys at Law
In the past two decades, rapid growth and globalisation in business have triggered many challenges, such as the prevention of corruption and bribery, sustainability of fair competition...
Transparency International released its 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") on 25 January 2017. The annual CPI has become one of the most widely recognized indicators of corruption worldwide.
On 23 March 2017, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ("OECD") published the results of its Phase 4 review of the UK's implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (the "Convention").
Kemp Little LLP
The UK Government begins its consultation for potential changes to law on corporate criminal liability for economic crime
In our November alert titled 'Letters of Credit: When not to pay' we highlighted the potential impact of a recent case concerning a bank's obligation to pay out under a letter of credit.
Latham & Watkins
The UK's growing focus on corporate criminal liability was seen in two recent pieces of news.
Bennett Jones LLP
The English Court of Appeal recently upheld an order freezing £4.4 million (US $5.35 million) allegedly obtained through a corruption scheme involving Chadian diplomats and a Canadian oil and gas company
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Nearly every multi-national company conducts business using a combination of its own employees and third parties it hires to perform essential tasks.
The fixed penalty for using a handheld mobile phone while driving will double from a £100 fine and three points on the licence, to a £200 fine and six points.