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Posts Tagged: Germany

Which companies with FCPA investigations disclose their law firms?

SEC rules don’t require reporting companies to disclose the names of law firms hired to investigate potential FCPA offenses, and not all companies even disclose information about ongoing investigations. But of companies that disclose FCPA investigations, which ones also publicly name their law firms, and why?… Continue Reading

In Europe, human rights litigation is gaining momentum

Human rights have recently attracted more attention with significant legislation enacted throughout the European Union, and major companies have been increasingly targeted by complex litigation for alleged human rights violations. Here are some of the biggest ESG developments companies operating in the EU should know about.Continue Reading

Proposed German corporate legislation introduces respondeat superior, compliance defense, and cooperation credit

The upcoming German Corporate Sanctions Act (Verbandssanktionsgesetz aka VerSanG) draft represents a major change for businesses. Originally drafted by the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection in 2019, it introduces the idea of non-natural persons being subject to criminal liability, which is a firmly established concept in many other jurisdictions.… Continue Reading