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
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.
STA Law Firm
In July 2016, Singapore established a Penal Code review committee intended to perform a comprehensive assessment of the legal provisions currently protecting marginalized communities and members...
Hassan Elhais
The Law No. 17 of 2018 provides for an alternative to imprisonment in certain offences and subject to certain restrictions, which we have amplified in the following part herein.
Hassan Elhais
The new amendment to the UAE Criminal Procedure Law provides for an amicable settlement opportunity to the parties in a criminal case, namely the victim and the accused under the aegis of the prosecution.
Hassan Elhais
Criminal Order is a new procedural system established by the amendment to the UAE Criminal Procedure Law, which envisages efficient and seamless transition of workflow with the goal to lessen the judicial workload.
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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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
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.
Oneworld Ltd
You can never imagine what criminals would do for their evil purpose.
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.
STA Law Firm
Whistleblowing is an act wherein the public or authorities are informed of an illegal activity taking place in an organization.
STA Law Firm
Whistleblowing is an act wherein the public or the authorities are informed of an illegal activity taking place in an organization
STA Law Firm
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Matrix Solicitors
Where the state decides to prosecute every offence as alleged, the courts will be greatly overburdened.
Spoor & Fisher
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