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Whistleblower has become worn down by management of the University Hospital of Zurich

When in December 2019, a whistleblower at the University Hospital of Zurich (hereinafter “USZ”) made serious accusations against the head […]

MLex report: Competition Concerns in the Time of COVID-19

 In order to mitigate the economic blow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, governments worldwide have taken numerous and different emergency […]

Swiss FDPIC: CH-US Privacy Shield does not provide adequate level of data protection

The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (hereinafter “FDPIC”) has reassessed the data protection conformity of the Swiss-US Privacy […]

Virtual Swiss Internet Governance Forum IGF on 28 September 2020

The Swiss Internet Governance Forum IGF is the Swiss spin-off from the UN Internet Governance Forum, in which stakeholders discuss […]

New DOJ opinion for transactions involving foreign government-owned assets

The U.S. Department of Justice (hereinafter “DOJ”) has issued an opinion letter (catalogued as FCPA Opinion No. 20-01) stating that it […]

New global business ethics survey published

Over the years, research conducted by the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (“ECI”) has found out that the pressure employees may […]

COMCO opens investigation against Swisscom

The Swiss Competition Commission (hereinafter “COMCO”) has announced that it opened an investigation against the Swiss telecommunications company Swisscom (Switzerland) AG (hereinafter […]

German Data Protection Conference publishes guidance on minimum protection of personal data in e-mail

The German Data Protection Conference (deutsche Datenschutzkonferenz, “DSK”) recently published an orientation guidance on the protection of personal data when […]

Consistency as a compliance best practice

Earlier this year, the Department of Justice (hereinafter “DOJ”) released its 2020 Update to the DOJ’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance […]

Reopening well: Balancing employee privacy with employee safety

A new article at Corporate Compliance Insights summarizes key privacy issues employers face as they implement return-to-work plans and discusses how companies […]