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Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act revised

USA - September 9 2015 The Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has recently been revised for the first time by the U.S. Department of Justice and the…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Geert Potjewijd, Marnix Somsen

Settlements in brief: Bank of America, BNP, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley

USA - September 10 2014 Cases resulting in economic sanctions and enforcement actions by (criminal) supervisory authorities related to residential mortgage-backed securities…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

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…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Geert Potjewijd, Marnix Somsen

Companies active in UK must report on steps taken against modern slavery worldwide

United Kingdom - January 13 2016 A new reporting duty was recently added to the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015: companies must ensure that employees are not being exploited, that working…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen

New legislation: companies with more than 50 employees must have whistleblower policy

Netherlands - March 9 2016 After a legislative process that lasted nearly four years, the Dutch parliament finally approved a bill to create an Institute for Whistleblowers on…

Roan Lamp, Patrick Ploeger, Marnix Somsen