The April 2013 issue of King & Wood Mallesons’ China Bulletin is available now.
This year’s Queen’s Speech was as noteworthy for what it did not contain as its contents. The legislative themes are controlling immigration and promoting growth.
A new draft anti-commercial fraud law was endorsed in January 2013 by the cabinet in the UAE. The draft law is intended to replace Federal Law No 4 of 1979.
Al Tamimi has successfully represented a multi-national tobacco brand owner before the Dubai courts in one of the most controversial cases in recent years.
In this article, Al Tamimi outlines Federal Law No. 5 of 2012 concerning the combating of information technology crimes.
The 3 May 2013 edition of Addleshaw Goddard’s Data & Information E-Alerts publication is available now.
Patients First and Foremost, the government’s initial response to the Francis Report, was published just before Easter.
The recent experience of Paris Brown demonstrates exactly the type of police activity that the DPP was seeking to prevent when he issued prosecution guidelines in December last year.
Counterfeiting is not only a problem for traditional brands protected by trademarks.
In an appeal from a Court of Appeal judgment, the courts emphasised the principle regarding the res judicata effect of a criminal judgment on a civil case.
Supreme Court holds proof of materiality not needed to certify securities fraud class actiondownload
The Supreme Court has held that plaintiffs in a Rule 10b-5 securities fraud class action for damages need not prove materiality to obtain class certification.
OIG’s ‘Special Fraud Alert on Physician-Owned Entities’ is the strongest statement to date that investing in or doing business with a POD is a significant Antikickback law risk.
There is an area in one of the older districts in the emirate of Dubai that is well known for an abundance of ‘genuine fakes’.
Corruption can take many forms that vary in degree from the minor use of influence to institutionalised bribery.
On 1 March 2013, the Federal Counsel (Bundesrat), the second German parliamentary chamber, approved the amended Foreign Trade and Payments Act (Außenwirtschaftsgesetz, or AWG).
Arendt & Medernach has released its Luxembourg legal update for March 2013.
The bill of law no. 6518 will introduce ‘criminal settlement’ into the Luxembourg Code of Criminal Procedure.
On 16 January 2013, the CSSF published the circular letter 13/556 announcing the entry into force of the CSSF regulation no. 12–02 of 14 December 2012 on the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.
Regulatory risk: new SFO Director signals changes in how the agency will treat companies in the futuredownload
The Serious Fraud Office has withdrawn its guidance to companies that discover and report corrupt conduct in order to avoid prosecution.
The provision of gifts and hospitality to public officials has recently been the subject of a number of news stories in the Serbian media.
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