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Swiss tax law: Bribes are no longer tax-deductible

At its meeting on 11 November 2020, the Swiss Federal Council has decided that the Federal Act on the Tax Treatment of […]

New Draft Standard Contractual Clauses by the European Commission published

In its decision of 16 July 2020, the European Court of Justice (hereinafter “CJEU”) declared the EU-US Privacy Shield to be invalid […]

GRP releases the 2020 Global Corruption Index (GCI)

Global Risk Profile (GRP), a Swiss company specializing in third-party risk management related services, has released the 3rd edition of […]

FINMA publishes 2020 Risk Monitor

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has published its 2020 Risk Monitor. In this report, FINMA wants to provide […]

Brexit: New guidelines for placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2021

The UK Government has published new guidance on placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain as of 1 […]

Shifting board priorities as a result of the COVID-19 crisis becoming permanent

With no end in sight, board members must shift to a new, longer-term reality: What is the “new normal” for […]

Largest FCPA enforcement action of all-time against Goldman Sachs

Two years ago, in November 2018, the US Department of Justice (hereinafter “DOJ”) announced criminal charges against two former Goldman […]

DOJ global corruption efforts beyond the FCPA

In a newly published article, U.S. attorneys Virginia Chavez Romano, Tami Stark and French law clerk Sandra Redivo analyse recent […]

Updated anticorruption bibliography by Harvard Law School

Professor Matthew Stephenson from Harvard Law School has published an updated version of his “Bibliography on Corruption and Anticorruption” that […]

U.S. Security and Exchange Commission awards USD 800’000 to whistleblower

On 15 October 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (hereinafter “SEC”) has announced an award of more than USD […]