Mondaq Asia Pacific: Criminal Law
Jones Day
Australia's Federal Government has tabled the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Corporate Crime) Bill 2017.
Baker & McKenzie
Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This new offence of failing to prevent foreign bribery is part of the reforms to the anti-bribery and corruption regime.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The new legislation will make it easier to prosecute individuals and corporations who engage in bribery overseas.
Jones Day
On 6 December 2017, the Commonwealth Government announced its intention to significantly reform Australia's existing anti-foreign bribery regime.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
In 2016, both the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) increased enforcement against individuals for FCPA violations.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On November 4, 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress ("NPC") adopted amendments to China's Anti-Unfair Competition Law ("Amended AUCL").
Ropes & Gray LLP
In August 2017, multiple departments of Shanghai government, led by Shanghai's Health and Family Planning Commission, jointly issued a series of administrative rules to tighten the interactions...
BakerHostetler
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.
Foley & Lardner
Obtaining permissions, approvals and licences in India creates high risks for bribery on account of there being significant interaction between the company and government authorities.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
A full bench comprising of Hon'ble Mr. Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Hon'ble Mr. Justice AM Khanwilkar and Hon'ble Mr. Justice DY Chandrachud has laid down broad principles from various precedents ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Faced by the challenges posed by black money, the Government of India is aiming to ensure its eradication. Amongst various measures taken thereunder...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Diwali is one of the most anticipated and celebrated festivals in India.
Vaish Associates Advocates
That Section 319 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 springs out of the doctrine judex damnatur cum nocens absolvitur (Judge is condemned when guilty is acquitted) and this doctrine must be used as a beacon light ...
Deloitte
A company cannot use lack of knowledge of an agent's activities as a defence against prosecution under the FCPA.
Deloitte
The corporation in question is a leading multinational with widely acknowledged best practices and a strong governance focus.
Deloitte
Companies today need to be agile and efficient to remain viable, and this calls for co-operation, collaboration, and delegation to achieve business goals, resulting in a complex network of business relationships...
Deloitte
In the last two years, three of the most significant fraud and reputational damage cases reported by the media arose due to social media exposure.
Deloitte
To cope, SMBs tend to ‘work around' these requirements, adopting practices that may be perceived as corrupt.
Deloitte
On 14 December 2015, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) came out with a notification pertaining to reporting of frauds..
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