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Settlements in brief: HP and Marubeni settle FCPA violations

USA - May 9 2014 Cases on violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act are settled regularly, and we often consider settlements as setting precedents. We provide a

ECJ to decide on online linking to content without copyright holder’s consent

European Union, Netherlands - May 11 2015 The Dutch Supreme Court recently delivered its ruling in the GeenStijlSanoma case. The ruling has two noteworthy aspects. First, the Supreme Court

New regulation for companies to prevent major accidents as of 1 July 2015

Netherlands - May 11 2015 New regulation for companies that use hazardous substances will enter into force on 1 June 2015. The aim of this legislation is to prevent major

Settlements in brief: regulators issue high monetary penalties in combatting financial crime

Netherlands, USA - May 11 2015 Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly. In light of these developments, companies are advised to take

Let’s get digital: prepare for extreme scrutiny of online vertical restraints

European Union, Netherlands - May 11 2015 Companies should brace themselves for the extra attention their agreements with - particularly online - distributors are soon likely to get. The

Settlements in brief: regulators issue high monetary penalties in combatting financial crime

Netherlands, USA - May 11 2015 Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly. In light of these developments, companies are advised to take

Banking supervisor updates guidance on money laundering and terrorist financing laws

Netherlands - May 11 2015 The Dutch Central Bank recently published its updated guidance on sanction laws and legislation against money laundering and terrorism financing. The

New regulation for companies to prevent major accidents as of 1 July 2015

Netherlands - May 11 2015 New regulation for companies that use hazardous substances will enter into force on 1 June 2015. The aim of this legislation is to prevent major

Caution: having a deficient whistleblowing and compliance system may have consequences

USA - May 11 2015 The SEC announced two whistleblowing cases in April 2015. In the first case, the SEC issued a whistleblowing award between USD 1.4 and 1.6 million

Dutch court considers providing a redacted EU cartel decision not to be part of its job

Netherlands - May 11 2015 The Amsterdam District Court recently ruled that the European Commission is best equipped to provide a redacted version of its air cargo cartel