Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly

By Peter Haig
International Business Obligations

In brief

The high level of global financial crime is a drain on corporate resources and governments around the world are attempting to stay one step ahead of the criminals with new measures to tackle corruption. In the Business Crime Quarterly Winter 2018 edition, our global alliance partner Linklaters examines some of these new measures. We contributed articles on the introduction of the best practice guidelines on self-reporting, proposed changes to foreign bribery laws and the introduction of a deferred prosecution regime.

Other updates of note include Transparency International's latest Corruption Perceptions Index, the EU's agreement to a package of proposals to tackle money laundering and organised crime, the latest investigations and enforcement measures against both companies and individuals in Hong Kong and the UK, and changes to enforcement policy in the US.

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