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China Issues Stricter Regulations on Imported Food

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China has passed new regulations on imported food, affecting overseas food manufacturers, processors, and storage facilities. These regulations include requirements regarding registration, labelling and packaging, as well as...more

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EC Adopts Ban on Use of Titanium Dioxide (E171) as a Food Additive

The European Commission (EC) announced on January 14, 2022, that it adopted a ban on the use of titanium dioxide (E171) as a food additive. The ban will apply after a six-month transition period, and beginning summer 2022,...more

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FCPA Compliance Report - Gordon Firemark on Legal Developments in Podcasting

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In this episode of the FCPA Compliance Report, I am joined by Gordon Firemark from the Firemark Law Firm and one of the first lawyers working on the legal side of podcasting. He returns to update us about legal developments...more

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Sunday Book Review - January 16, 2022 - The Business Ethics Edition

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In today's Sunday Book Review, Tom Fox returns to a theme of Business Ethics in this week's episode of the Sunday Book Review. 1. Flying Blind: The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing by Peter Robison 2. Change Your...more

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31 Days to More Effective Compliance Programs - Day 15 - How do you evaluate a risk assessment?

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The most significant risks with the greatest likelihood of occurring are the priority risks. These become the focus of your most effective risk management efforts, coupled with audit and monitoring from now on. A variety of...more

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Daily Compliance News - January 15, 2022 - The End of Sick Days Edition

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In today's edition of Daily Compliance News: 1. College degrees and hiring. (NYT) 2. Halbank's prosecution put on hold. (Reuters) 3. End of the sick day. (WSJ) 4. Who is responsible when crypto goes bad? (WSJ)...more

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Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Signed Into Law

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Creates A New Forced Labor “Presumption” That Would Prohibit Certain Imports From Entry Into The United States, Among Other Measures, To Address Forced Labor In China - On December 23, 2021, President Biden signed into law...more

Freeman Law

The IRS’s Renewed Focus on Abusive Trust Arrangements

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Taxpayers have long utilized trust arrangements for the transfer of wealth to beneficiaries or for the protection of assets from creditors.  Generally, there is nothing nefarious about these types of arrangements.  Rather,...more

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Foreign direct investment reviews 2021: India

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Government approval is required for all foreign investments from countries sharing a land border with India - The criteria for review are broad, and all aspects of each application are considered part of the review - ...more

International Lawyers Network

Buying and Selling Real Estate in India (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER INDIAN LAW - INVESTMENT AND CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE IN INDIA - 1. INTRODUCTION TO REAL ESTATE IN INDIA - Since the liberalization of Indian economy, the real estate...more

International Lawyers Network

Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Rehabilitation Proceedings in Russia (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF BANKRUPTCY, INSOLVENCY & REHABILITATION PROCEEDINGS UNDER RUSSIAN LAW - The main piece of the legislation that regulates the activities of parties in insolvency proceedings in the Russian Federation is the...more

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U.S. Readies Sanctions Against Russia Related to Ukraine Crisis

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The United States, Russia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (“NATO”) and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (“OSCE”) held a series of talks this week aimed at de-escalating the situation at the...more

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PRC court makes first recognition order under new Hong Kong – PRC insolvency arrangement

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In a significant decision, the Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court (Shenzhen court) has ordered formal recognition in the mainland for Hong Kong appointed liquidators. This is the first occasion on which a mainland court has...more

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Mauritius removed from the EU’s list of high-risk third countries

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On 7 January 2022, the European Union Commission (Commission) officially removed Mauritius from its list of high-risk third countries which identifies third-country jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies in their...more

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Road to Enforcement: U.S.-Canada Dairy Case May be a Harbinger for Future Continental Trade Disputes

On January 4, 2022, a three-member dispute panel — established per the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) — announced a significant decision in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada, finding that...more

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Private Equity - Recent Developments Of Importance

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The first nine months of 2021 set records for global M&A activity and kept private equity firms especially busy. An abundance of dry powder and low interest rates have encouraged private equity investors to make up for lost...more

Thomas Fox

Corruption Crime & Compliance - Episode 219: DOJ Brings Criminal Case Against 6 Defendants in Aerospace Industry

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In a significant development, the Antitrust Division returned an indictment against six executives from aerospace engineering firms for an illegal conspiracy to restrict competition in the labor market for aerospace...more

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AI & Algorithms (Part 6): Spain to create Europe's first supervisory agency for artificial intelligence

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The European Union is investing resources and issuing legal tools in order to foster the lawful and accountable use of artificial intelligence (AI). In Spain, the Government is also working to promote and maximize the use of...more

Orrick - On the Chain

2022 Is the Year of Sweeping Changes for Cryptocurrency and Other Digital Asset Transfers

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What to look out for in the proposed new Chapter 12 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) The world of cryptocurrencies and other forms of digital assets (such as non-fungible tokens) is exploding. While Bitcoin is the...more

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Key Highlights in the Finance Act, 2021

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On 31 December 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Bill, 2021 (now the Finance Act, 2021) into law. The Finance Act, 2021, which took effect from 1 January 2022, amended various provisions in 13 Acts of the...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

2021 U.S. Sanctions Year in Review

In January 2021, President Biden was sworn into office and for the first time in a decade, Democrats assumed control of both chambers of Congress. Notwithstanding these changes, the U.S. government has continued to rely on...more

Thomas Fox

31 Days to More Effective Compliance Programs - Day 14 - Risk Assessments

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One cannot say enough about risk assessments in the context of anti-corruption programs. This is because every corporate compliance program should be based upon a risk assessment to understand your organization’s business...more

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Yearly Obligations and Duties Before the Tax and Municipal Authorities in Costa Rica

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All entities registered in Costa Rica either as active or inactive must comply with yearly obligations and duties before the tax and municipal authorities. These obligations impose filings that must be conducted in certain...more

Michael Volkov

Growth of Holistic Risk Management

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The success of an ethics and compliance program depends on the support of internal partnership functions – human resources, security, IT, legal, finance, procurement, ESG and others. Given this reality, ethics and compliance...more

Thomas Fox

This Week in FCPA - Episode 286 - The Georgia Finally Beats Alabama Edition

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The college football season has ended with UGA finally defeating UA. Jay and I turn our full attention to the NFL playoffs now and also look at some of the week’s top compliance and ethics stories this week in the Georgia...more

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