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The Bribery Act 2010 – From small acorns...

18 November 2011


Former Magistrates' Court clerk Munir Patel has today become the first person to be sentenced under Bribery Act 2010 ("the Act"). Mr Patel has been jailed for 6 years, having pleaded guilty last month to requesting or receiving a bribe (an offence...

FSA Update - 20 December 2011

20 December 2011


FSA Update is a weekly alerter providing views on the publications issued by the FSA during the last week. It provides a quick way to keep up to speed with what is going on at the FSA and is particularly aimed at lawyers who do not deal with FSA rules every day...

A decade of experience with the money laundering offence

29 December 2011


On 14 December 2011, the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of specific money laundering prohibitions in the Dutch Criminal Code ("DCC") was marked. Just two weeks before the conversion to the euro a new, broadly defined offence was implemented...

Indexing corruption in Asia Pacific

19 December 2011


This month, Transparency International (TI) released its 2011 Bribe Payer's Index (BPI). Companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region should incorporate this index in their...

Benchmarking Fund Managers' Anti-Corruption Compliance Programmes

21 November 2011


Fund Managers often wonder what others in the industry are doing to comply with applicable anti-corruption laws. A portfolio company under the spotlight of UK and US anti-corruption authorities can indeed put an investment firm at risk for liability, as well...

Greater China Healthcare and Life Sciences Bulletin: Autumn 2011

3 October 2011


In this edition, we focus on off-label drug use and promotion, and provide a comparative analysis of China's legal regime with other jurisdictions in Europe and the US. In addition to our lead article, we have included two further legal updates on Good...

CISADA Update: Reporting Requirements

6 October 2011


On October 5, 2011, the US Treasury Department issued a final rule implementing the US correspondent account provision of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 ("CISADA"). The final rule only lightly modifies the...

The Financial Transaction Tax – 14 questions and answers

29 September 2011


Narrative: The European Commission today released a Directive implementing a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). If enacted,most transactions in financial instruments involving a financial institution are likely to become subject to the FTT from 2014 if at least one...