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Stacks Law Firm
The idea of executive powers being counterbalanced by the law stems from the trial of King Charles I of England in 1649.
Marque Lawyers
These proposed reforms will significantly lower the bar for corporate prosecutions for foreign bribery in Australia.
Stacks Law Firm
Drivers should be aware of the 2 km rule, which is invoked by police as a basis for issuing fines and demerit points.
HBA Legal
With abortion still considered a crime in NSW, many have labelled the current position as 'archaic' and 'out of touch'.
Stacks Law Firm
The motivations of a person who uses excessive force against an intruder is always crucial to the outcome of any case.
The People's Republic of China continues to modify its anti-corruption enforcement regime through its new pilot program and the adoption of recent amendments to its anti-corruption laws.
Han Kun Law Offices
On May 9, 2017, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate held a press conference to release the Interpretations of the Supreme People's Court...
DeHeng Law Offices
A popular way of buying wholesale from China is through Alibaba, the leading e-commerce sales portal.
On April 18, 2016, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate issued Interpretations of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Handling Cases of Bribery and Corruption.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 11 July 2016, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) in HKSAR v. Yeung Ka Shing Carson, FACC Nos. 5 and 6 of 2015, dismissed Mr. Yeung's appeal against his conviction of five counts of "dealing with property known or believed to represent the proceeds of an indictable offence", or simply "money laundering", contrary to Section 25(1) of the Organized and Serious Crime Ordinance (OSCO).
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Crime is increasingly turning international. Many serious offences now have cross border implications.
Nishith Desai Associates
Arbitrability of fraud has been one of the contentious issues in arbitration.
JSA Advocates & Solicitors
Abject disregard of relevant factors and apathy in handling mercy petitions led to the SC's intervention.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of India clarified the standard necessary to prove violations of India's Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 ("PCA"), in a ruling that may limit enforcement of the PCA...
Colibri Kazakhstan LLP
Kazakhstan is the Post-Soviet country which is facing and struggling with the corruption heavily. On the initial stages of its independence, Kazakhstan severely stressed the question of corruption.
Sion & Partners
Do not underestimate the investigator, who can build a much more complex chain of reasoning to logically lead you to a specific conclusion.
Yoon & Yang LLC
On September 28, 2016, the "Act on the Prohibition of Improper Solicitations and the Receipt or Offer of Money or Things of Value" (abbreviated as the "Improper Solicitation and Graft Act")...
Yulchon LLC
On 28 July 2016, the Constitutional Court of Korea upheld the constitutionality of the Korean "Anti-corruption and Bribery Prohibition Act" (the "Act") which was enacted in 2015.
Yulchon LLC
On December 2, 2016, the anticipated amendments to the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act and Medical Device Act of Korea came into effect and similar amendments to the Medical Affairs Act, . . .
Ropes & Gray LLP
In a sign that South Korea is ramping up its anti-corruption enforcement efforts, Korean authorities announced on April 27 that they plan to levy a $48 million fine against Swiss pharmaceutical giant...
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