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French Minister of Justice releases guidelines to fight international corporate corruption

On 2 June 2020, French Minister of Justice Nicole Belloubet released guidelines to prosecutors setting out the contours of French […]

New DOJ guidance: How to stave off or mitigate future enforcement

As already mentioned in the Ethics and Compliance Switzerland Market News, the U.S Department of Justice has issued revisions to […]

Swiss Federal Council approves state aids for SR Technics despite COMCO’s warning: escalation of dispute with the EU?

As aviation is an economically critical infrastructure, the Swiss Federal Council decided on 8 April 2020 to take measures to […]

Why companies need resilience, and resilience needs compliance

New business and new markets present risks and opportunities. For a compliance officer, assessing and mitigating these together with business […]

OECD: Anti-bribery responses to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about unprecedented challenges of human suffering, uncertainty and major economic disruption on a global scale. […]

European Commission publishes report on GDPR

Just over two years after the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “GDPR”) came into force, the European Commission published on […]

Novartis AG and subsidiaries to pay nearly USD 345 million to resolve FCPA violations

On 25 June 2020, Swiss multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare company Novartis AG, its subsidiary Novartis Hellas S.A.C.I. and Novartis’ former […]

EU: EDPB publishes updated guidelines on consent under the GDPR

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has adopted updated guidelines on consent under the GDPR (hereinafter “New Guidelines)”. The New […]

Pandemic to highlighting the potential of collective action for integrity in healthcare

The global disruption from COVID-19 to health and economic systems has magnified risks to preserving business integrity that will have […]

SEC and DOJ’s Antitrust Division sign memorandum of understanding

The U.S. SEC and the U.S. DOJ’s Antitrust Division have signed an interagency Memorandum of Understanding (hereinafter “MoU”) to foster […]