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  • From Vol. 5 No.8 (Apr. 20, 2016)

    Herbert Smith Freehills Adds Two Partners to Frankfurt Office

    Herbert Smith Freehills has doubled the size of its disputes practice in Germany with the addition of two partners specializing in corporate crime and investigation along with a team of seven other lawyers and forensic experts. This is the latest in a string of high-profile hires amid rapid growth in HSF’s German practice. Since opening in Frankfurt and Berlin in 2013, the firm has expanded to three offices – with the recent addition of Düsseldorf – and grown from one partner to 13, and a total of more than 70 people.  See “A Comparison of Anti-Bribery Laws in the U.S., U.K. China, Germany and India” (Feb. 5, 2014).

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  • From Vol. 3 No.3 (Feb. 5, 2014)

    A Comparison of Anti-Bribery Laws in the U.S., U.K., China, Germany and India

    In this era of increasing international cooperation, anti-corruption compliance programs cannot consider only the FCPA.  Various anti-bribery regimes must be addressed in a multi-national company’s program to adequately protect the company from the growing threat of global enforcement and “carbon copy” prosecutions.  This chart, developed by T. Markus Funk and Sambo “Bo” Dul, partner and associate, respectively, at Perkins Coie LLP, helps with the task of creating a comprehensive anti-bribery program by comparing the main provisions of five anti-bribery laws that companies should be wary of – laws in the U.S., the U.K., China, Germany and India.  See “Assessing the Year in FCPA Enforcement and Looking Ahead,” The FCPA Report, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Jan. 22, 2014) (T. Markus Funk and Bo Dul).

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