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DECEMBER 2015

THE GLOBAL ANTI-CORRUPTION PERSPECTIVE

Mapping out issues in white collar crime, FCPA and compliance. See our 5 articles below for practical insights.

 

 

 

CONDUCTING INVESTIGATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST:
10 CONSIDERATIONS

By Adam Vause, Dubai

The Middle East is made up of numerous distinct and different countries with their own legal systems, laws, procedures and cultures. Accordingly, when undertaking an investigation, it is risky to adopt a standard approach.

 

 

 

TOP 4 POTENTIAL CHANGES TO LOOK OUT FOR IN AUSTRALIA’S FOREIGN BRIBERY REGIME

By Rani John and William Doyle, Sydney

Australia’s foreign bribery regime may be set for a significant overhaul in 2016 and 2017. What big-ticket items are the most likely candidates for change in Australia, and why should you look out for them?

 

 

 

A SIGNAL OF FURTHER REFORM: CHINA AMENDS ITS
ANTI-BRIBERY LAWS – KEY HIGHLIGHTS

By Sammy Fang, Karl Buch and Bing Ryan, Beijing

A strong indication of the Chinese government’s determination to crack down on corruption, the new revisions extend the scope of criminal liabilities for anti-bribery and anti-corruption offenses.

 

 

 

5 WAYS TO NAVIGATE COMPLIANCE WITH CANADA’S NEW INTEGRITY REGIME FOR PUBLIC CONTRACTORS

By Graham Erion, Toronto, and Jeffrey Horswill, Vancouver

Canada continues to impose strict debarment rules on contractors and their affiliates who commit anti-corruption, fraud or similar offenses. Here are five ways to navigate the new Integrity Regime.

 

 

 

FAILING TO PREVENT BRIBERY – PREVENTION IS BETTER
THAN CURE

By Simon Airey and Laura Ford, London

A case in which a UK company faced charges of “failing to prevent bribes” has reached its conclusion. The outcome highlights the risks UK companies face if they do not maintain adequate procedures to prevent bribery by associated persons.

 

       

 

To learn more about our global anti-corruption practice, please contact:

In the US
Jonathan D. King
Co-Chair – White Collar, Corporate Crime and Investigations

In the UK
Simon Airey
Head – Tax Investigations and DLA Piper Money Laundering Reporting Officer

In Asia Pacific
Sammy Fang
Head – Beijing Litigation and Regulatory Practice

In EMEA
Juergen Taschke
EMEA Head – International Corporate Crime, Investigations and Compliance Practice

 

 

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