The job of the UK's top financial regulator includes enforcing requirements to designate compliance officers with defined professional roles and duties.
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Following the acts of war in Paris this weekend, as the sirens continue ringing in the city, it becomes even more obvious that the Member States can no longer throw rocks at the European Union while thinking they can recreate internal borders and live in quasi-autarky.
As the owner of an English law firm based in the British Virgin Islands, I read with interest on the FCPA Blog about the recent changes to the European Union’s decision to toughen up even further its data protection rules.
Investigations into allegations of bribery, corruption or misconduct in Europe just got a whole lot harder due to recent changes to the EU Data Privacy regime.
The UK government recently announced the publication of draft legislation entitled “Reports on Payments to Governments Regulations 2014." The legislation would require UK-registered mining, quarrying, and logging companies to report on payments they make to governments all over the world, when such payments exceed £86,000 ($137,000) in a financial year.
A conference organized by the Ukraine Anti-corruption Action Centre (AntAC) jointly with Ukrainska Pravda & GOPAC-Ukraine on April 24, 2014 in Kyiv identified many challenges relating to the recovery of assets stolen by former President Yanukovych and his associates, and started a national dialogue to address these challenges.
The European Parliament passed a new law on April 15 to force about 6,000 EU companies to disclose information about environmental compliance, human rights, bribery and corruption.
Ukraine's opposition this weekend overran the estate of former president Viktor Yanukovich. The 340-acre private compound, an hour's drive from Kiev, had never been open to the public.