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Switzerland and United States investigate FIFA

Switzerland, USA - July 8 2015 Swiss authorities recently arrested seven FIFA officials in Zurich and seized over nine terabytes of data at the FIFA head-office. In the US, the FBI

EU, US and Iran agree on significant yet still conditional sanctions relief

European Union, Iran, USA - July 17 2015 On 14 July 2015, the E3EU3 (France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the European Union, China, Russia and the United States) and Iran announced that

Settlements in brief: banks escape criminal prosecution

Switzerland, USA - July 8 2015 Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly. In light of these developments, companies are advised to take

Seller presumed liable if lack of conformity becomes apparent within six months

European Union - July 8 2015 The European Court of Justice recently ruled that if a product turns out not to conform with the consumer contract within six months of delivery

Nearly one in three foreign bribery investigations prompted by whistleblowers

USA - July 9 2015 The SEC's whistleblower programme offers potential rewards to (former) employees who come forward. Kara Brockmeyer, chief of the SEC's FCPA Unit

EU, US and Iran agree on significant yet still conditional sanctions relief

European Union, Iran, USA - July 17 2015 On 14 July 2015, the E3EU3 (France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the European Union, China, Russia and the United States) and Iran announced that

Nearly one in three foreign bribery investigations prompted by whistleblowers

USA - July 9 2015 The SEC's whistleblower programme offers potential rewards to (former) employees who come forward. Kara Brockmeyer, chief of the SEC's FCPA Unit

Programme Based Approach (PAS) comes into effect

Netherlands - July 9 2015 The Programme Based Approach, which came into effect on 1 July 2015, intends to take measures that, on the one hand, result in a decrease of the

Settlements in brief: banks escape criminal prosecution

Switzerland, USA - July 8 2015 Enforcement actions by criminal and supervisory authorities are settled regularly. In light of these developments, companies are advised to take

Seller presumed liable if lack of conformity becomes apparent within six months

European Union - July 8 2015 The European Court of Justice recently ruled that if a product turns out not to conform with the consumer contract within six months of delivery