Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Criminal Law
Youssry Saleh & Partners
Egypt used to govern technology crimes and cybercrimes by some provisions in Civil and Criminal laws.
Banwo & Ighodalo
Without doubt, the key objective of the Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 ("EO6" or the "Order"), reflects a major thrust of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Famsville Solicitors
Enunciation of anti-corruption policies in businesses.
Matrix Solicitors
Where the state decides to prosecute every offence as alleged, the courts will be greatly overburdened.
Africa Law Practice
A high performing justice sector is an asset for national wealth. It guarantees an orderly society.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The recent spate of brutality meted out by the Nigerian Police to citizens, and more particularly, lawyers, has raised concern in various quarters.
Al Tamimi & Company
Saudi Arabia is undergoing significant reform but, beyond the maelstrom of political speculation and conjecture, what are the practical and legal implications of the anti-corruption drive for investors?
STA Law Firm
The aim of the amendments is at protecting public utilities from corruption by all means as well as the achievement of sound procedures in combating and investigating bribery cases and putting suspects on trial.
Dentons
As mentioned in our November / December Update, November 2017 saw an unprecedented corruption "crackdown" in the Kingdom involving influential local businessmen and officials ...
Al Tamimi & Company
Dubai Law 1 of 2017 has introduced a new mechanism for disposing of criminal complaints. The law seeks to provide efficiency and lessen the workload across the judicial authorities.
Dentons
In the wake of Saudi Arabia's headline-grabbing anti-corruption drive in November, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman instructed the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (the Council)...
ENSafrica
The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down judgment today, 28 September 2017, in the matter of Pather v Financial Services Board.
ENSafrica
A person found guilty of a fronting practice could face a fine and/or a prison sentence of up to 10 years.
ENSafrica
It is well known that since new leadership was voted into government following the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, it has taken the world by storm in terms of its anti-corruption campaign.
STA Law Firm
A crime of aggression is committed when a political or military leader of a State causes the respective State to use force illegally against another State.
Hassan Elhais
In addition, the term fraud is often confused with breach of trust and used interchangeably.
Hassan Elhais
"The freedom of movement and residence will be granted within limits of laws" quotes from Article 29 of the UAE constitution offers freedom and simultaneously curtail it on the basis of law.
Hassan Elhais
Just as threatening the title of this article may seem, the consequences of a returned cheque or a bounced cheque can be similar in UAE.
STA Law Firm
Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code's anti-bribery legislation.
ENSafrica
This new standard is invaluable as it allows organisations to understand the measures that need to be implemented in order to develop an effective anti-bribery management programme.
Dentons
The United States (US) enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) in response to concerns regarding pervasive bribery by US companies in foreign jurisdictions.
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Banwo & Ighodalo
A new digital revolution is said to be underway in which about 30% of global population is actively living in the cyberspace, in real terms.
STA Law Firm
In recent years, an enormous change has undergone in the field of technology which raises a necessary question about human's ability to continue in protecting and promoting the right over the internet.
Matrix Solicitors
Where the state decides to prosecute every offence as alleged, the courts will be greatly overburdened.
Hassans
My brother is a foreigner who has been arrested in the UAE for carrying a significant amount of marijuana into the country. What should I anticipate as punishment for his offence?
STA Law Firm
Subsequent to the economic stagnation of 2008, the UAE assumed proactive measures to indict individuals who violated the Federal Penal Code's anti-bribery legislation.
Hassan Elhais
UAE is a pool of legislation which governs every aspect of citizens' life residing in the country, ensuring peace and harmony.
Hassan Elhais
In addition, the term fraud is often confused with breach of trust and used interchangeably.
Odujinrin & Adefulu
Some acts which constitute money laundering under the act are spelt out in Section 15 of the Act.
Hassan Elhais
Just as threatening the title of this article may seem, the consequences of a returned cheque or a bounced cheque can be similar in UAE.
Hassan Elhais
As part of the requirement of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a Federal Decree No. 20 of 2018 on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism was issued on 23 September 2018.
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