The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) recently released its Consultation Conclusions Paper (“Consultation Conclusions”) on Implementation of Mandatory Reference Checking Scheme (“MRC Scheme”) to Address the “Rolling Bad Apples” Phenomenon.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently released a consultation (“Consultation”) on its “Proposed Amendments to MAS’ Investigative and Other Powers under the Various Acts.” The amendments, to be introduced through the Financial Institutions (“Miscellaneous Amendments”) Bill (“proposed provisions”), will expand the supervisory and enforcement powers of the MAS under the following acts: Banking Act (BA); Credit Bureau Act; Financial Advisers Act (FAA); Insurance Act (IA); Payment Services Act (PS Act); Securities and Futures Act (SFA); Trust Companies Act (TCA); and the upcoming new omnibus Act (“new Act”) for the financial sector (collectively, “relevant Acts”).
On 20 July 2021, the UK Government announced that the National Security and Investment Act will enter into full force on 4 January 2022. To help businesses prepare for commencement of the regime, the Government also published alongside this announcement a series of further guidance notes and materials.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority recently released its Consultation Conclusions Paper on Implementation of Mandatory Reference Checking Scheme to Address the “Rolling Bad Apples” Phenomenon. Baker McKenzie lawyers discuss the key aspects of the Consultation Conclusions and the employment ramifications.
Following the successful launch of our inaugural virtual Annual Compliance Conference in 2020, we will return this year in a virtual format to deliver our cutting-edge insights and guidance on key global compliance issues, as businesses and enforcement agencies transition to a new post-pandemic global compliance and investigations landscape across five weeks from 6 September – 8 October.
Welcome to our Virtual Global Trade Conference, a virtual offering for all our clients and friends worldwide. Baker McKenzie’s international trade compliance lawyers from around the world discussed the major developments impacting international trade. The sessions include trade policy, exports, sanctions, customs, China trade developments and trade developments.
In this article we will discuss the third fundamental element under the National Anti-corruption Commission (NACC)’s guidelines, namely “enhanced and detailed measures for high-risk and vulnerable areas.”
The Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries Code of Conduct (“SAPI Code”) has been amended to provide clearer guidelines on the provision of donations and independent grants. The revisions are effective from 1 August 2021.
Law No. 31112 (“Law”), which establishes the prior control of corporate concentration operations and a regime of prior approval by INDECOPI of certain acts of corporate concentration, will enter into force on 14 June 2021
Our Post Acquisition Integration Handbook provides a practical reference tool for any company contemplating, or in the process of executing, a multinational business acquisition and integration.