Governments across the world are stepping up the enforcement of anti-bribery laws. While the US continues to lead in the number of prosecutions concerning the payment of bribes, the UK has raised the bar in the global corruption fight with the introduction of one of the most thorough anti-bribery provisions - the Bribery Act 2010.
Satindar Dogra, partner at global law firm Linklaters, joins journalist and TV presenter Asha Tanna to discuss the latest developments in anti-bribery legislation and how they affect global organisations.
It is impossible to predict how the Eurozone crisis will be resolved. Politicians and regulators across Europe are focused on the issue. At least one regulator has said that good risk management means planning for the unlikely but severe consequences of the scenarios being discussed, such as the departure of some countries from the Eurozone. If good risk management means planning for potential events which may have a significant impact, what should organisations be thinking about ?
In this video, Michael Voisin, Global Knowledge and Learning Partner at Linklaters, discusses the latest developments.
In this short video, journalist and TV presenter Asha Tanna and Nigel Jones, a biochemist turned lawyer and the leader of Linklaters healthcare sector, discuss how innovation can be a solution to, rather than a cause of, the growing cost of healthcare.
More than $550bn of European leveraged buy-out loans are due to mature between now and 2016. Countries perceived to be the least strong are affected the most, while the UK, France and Germany have the largest requirements. The biggest need from a sector perspective is in telecoms, retail, healthcare, chemicals and construction, although these are by no means the only hot spots. Given the economic impact of seismic market changes and increased government intervention, what are the options for refinancing this wall of debt?
In this video, Linklaters Partner Nick Syson discusses the latest developments.
Eurozone implications are summarised by Edward Chan, who outlines the key issues, describes the key determinants of redenomination risk and offers suggestions for how loan agreements can be refreshed to take into account today's circumstances.