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Holland & Knight
With the adoption of this statute, Argentina joins other nations (including the U.S.) in their efforts to combat corruption on a global scale.
Baker & McKenzie
The new Law on Corporate Criminal Liability for corruption offences is approved and now companies should take the appropriate measures in order to prevent and detect possible corruption crimes...
Miller Thomson LLP
On September 18, 2017, the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan handed down its decision in Saskatoon Surgicentre Inc. v. Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.
Baker & McKenzie
The Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act has entered into force. The Act gives Canada the ability to impose unilateral sanctions against "foreign nationals" who are involved in corruption...
Fasken Martineau
On October 31, 2017, the Government of Canada eliminated the facilitation payment exception from the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (the "CFPOA").
Baker & McKenzie
On October 7, 2017, the EU Commission published its updated study on corruption in the EU healthcare sector. Companies in the healthcare industry should rethink their policies...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Irish Government, through the Departments of Business, Finance and Justice, has identified four distinct themes in order to strengthen the existing regulatory and legislative framework ...
Boccadutri International Law Firm
By means of this process a state delivers an individual to another state that has made the request (passive extradition), or an individual currently within the territory of another state ...
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
Overall, this was a less active year in terms of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement actions, at least when compared to 2016. In 2017, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") took a total of 9 enforcement actions and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") took a total of 7 enforcement actions.
Stephenson Harwood
On 31 October 2017 Sections 10 – 12 of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (the "Act") will enter into force, making the most significant changes to the money laundering reporting regime...
Mishcon de Reya
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently published its latest annual bulletin on crime in England and Wales.
Mishcon de Reya
In the recent case of Christodoulides v Marcou the High Court refused permission to appeal against the first instance decision that a will was invalid by reason of ‘fraudulent calumny'...
Mishcon de Reya
In Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67 (Ivey), the Supreme Court revisited the test for dishonesty that has been applied in criminal cases for more than 30 years.
Corker Binning
Is policing getting better or worse? The Telegraph reduced its conclusions to a headline last week as it declared ‘Police arrest half as many people as they did a decade ago despite rise in crime'.
RadcliffesLeBrasseur
On 30 September 2017, the Criminal Finances Act 2017 introduced two new corporate offences imposing criminal liability on corporate bodies which fail to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion.
Hassan Elhais
According to the criminal law in Dubai it is illegal to consume alcohol without a validly issued permit.
Hassan Elhais
When I asked the supplier to pay the money, he threatened me and said I do not have the right to claim this interest and he said he can put me in jail.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The summer of 2017 saw the U.S. Department of Justice's docket still teeming with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases.
Galante & Martins
Nuestro proceso penal se sustentó hasta hace pocos días en un Código de Procedimiento Penal creado en 1980, el mismo se erguía sobre las bases de un sistema penal inquisitive...
Teuten Abogados
In Uruguay, on 1 November 2017, a new criminal procedural code, expressed in Law No. 19.293, came into effect.
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