Global challenges brought on by the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) make it more essential than ever that corporations proactively prepare solutions to address risk issues.
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Transparency International Turkey’s Panel on Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption
Olgu Kama recently moderated a panel entitled “Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption” which was organized by Transparency International Turkey.
Introduction - ESG is No Longer Optional
The first chapter of the “Understanding ESG Series,” examines the background and importance of the ESG concept.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: legal exposure for corporates
Many of our clients will be impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Delays and disruptions caused by fears about the virus have the potential to have major impacts on manufacturing and supply chains.
Data breach notification under Turkish law
Under Turkish data protection rules, data controllers (including foreign data controllers) must notify the data subjects and the Data Protection Authority (the “DPA”) as soon as possible
Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index of 2019 is released
Each year Transparency International (“TI”) scores countries and territories on how corrupt their public sectors are perceived to be.
Non-US citizen convicted of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act despite no practical ties to US
A jury in a federal court trial in Connecticut recently convicted Lawrence Hoskins, a former Alstom SA executive and United Kingdom national, for participating in a scheme to bribe government officials.
2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey
In global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey, a majority of corporate counsel respondents said they foresee an economic downturn that will lead to a rise in disputes.
US House approves Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream sanctions; adoption appears likely
On December 11, 2019, the US House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, which, in Section 7503, includes sanctions targeting companies that are providing
Overview of US sanctions laws and regulations
Given the continuing rapid pace of change in the US sanctions landscape, it is now more important than ever for companies — both US and non-US — to understand various types of US sanctions