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Australia is considering whether to adopt modern slavery legislation, similar to that found in the United Kingdom (UK) and California.
The UK Serious Fraud Office obtained a declaration that certain documents prepared during investigations by solicitors and forensic accountants into the activities of a UK-incorporated multinational corporation were not subject to legal professional privilege.
Information obtained via a keylogger software secretly installed on an employee's computer cannot be used as evidence in court - some exceptions apply.
In a recent judgment, the ECJ held that where there is a lack of scientific consensus, proving that a vaccine is defective may be established by "serious, specific and consistent" evidence, so long as national courts ensure that the burden of proof is not being disregarded.
Baker McKenzie is proud to present The Board Ultimatum: Protect and Preserve (The Rising Importance of Safeguarding Trade Secrets), our new report published in partnership with Euromoney Institutional Investor Thought Leadership.
Welcome to the August 2017 edition of Baker McKenzie's International Trade Compliance Update.
The Swedish Parliament has passed a new law concerning registration of beneficial owners, an implementation of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which will enter into force on 1 August 2017.
On 23 June 2017, a reform to the Federal Criminal Code was enacted to classify the criminal offense of "illegal extrajudicial debt collection".