The recent passage of the Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act of 2018 (“JACK Act” or the “Act”) imposes new requirements on those registering
On July 18, 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto approved the laws of Mexico's new National Anti-Corruption System, declaring that he is "more
At a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) conference in Washington, DC, yesterday, November, 8, 2011, Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer announced that the US Department of Justice expects to release “detailed new guidance on the criminal and civil provisions” of the FCPA in 2012.
On June 14, 2011, the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, held a hearing on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA").
The Eight Amendment of the PRC Criminal Law (the "Amendment"), recently adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China, adds a paragraph to article 164 that prohibits giving money or property to an official of a foreign government or international public organisation with the purpose to obtain unjustified commercial benefits.
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) has proposed an amendment to H.R. 1540, the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (NDAA), which would require any person or company that violates the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to be proposed for debarment from all federal contracts and grant awards.
Contracting authorities will have the discretion to exclude from public tender a company convicted of failure to prevent bribery.
China joins growing list of nations providing criminal sanctions for bribery of foreign officials by domestic companies.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed the implementation of the Bribery Act 2010 has been postponed indefinitely.
As discussed previously in this newsletter, the Bribery Act 2010 received Royal Assent in April last year and was supposed to be implemented in April this year.