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Companies in France Need a Global and Consistent Culture to Face Unprecedented Regulatory Scrutiny

European Union, France - December 2 2018 France's Sapin II Law, the nation's first regulation requiring companies of a certain size to implement anticorruption programs, has introduced a...

Thomas Bouvet, Harriet Territt, Henry Klehm III, Peter J. Wang, Karen P. Hewitt.


Blockchain for Business

USA, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan - November 14 2018 As the interest in blockchain technology grows, companies will be confronted with numerous decisions, challenges, and legal issues pertaining to its...

Bastiaan K. Kout, Sushma Jobanputra, Chris Ahern, Hiromitsu Miyakawa, Stephen J. Obie.


Bill Preparing for a "Hard" Brexit Presented in French Parliament

United Kingdom, European Union, France - November 8 2018 The French government has presented a new bill in order to prepare for a "Hard" Brexit scenario. The Result: If the United...

Alban Caillemer du Ferrage, Qian Hu.


Game Changer for Cryptocurrency in Germany? Court Holds No License Required to Trade Bitcoins

Germany - October 30 2018 On September 25, 2018, the Higher Regional Court of Berlin held that bitcoins would not qualify as Financial Instruments...

Nick Wittek, Andrés Lorrio, Martin Schulte, Dennis C. Bree, Harriet Territt.


EU Commission Proposes Expanding EBA Antimoney Laundering Mandate

European Union - October 1 2018 The EU Commission is proposing measures to increase financial sector supervision in the wake of money laundering incidents. The European Commission...

Martin Schulte, Michael R. Fischer, Nikesh Pandit, Sion Richards, Bénédicte Graulle.