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Amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act and the new Sanctions and Anti-money Laundering Bill: the UK’s answer to the Global Magnitsky Act?

Following the use of a nerve agent in Salisbury earlier this year, there were calls for the UK to adopt a British equivalent to the US Global Magnitsky Act, enabling the state to sanction gross human rights violations wherever or by whomever they are committed.  This post considers the extent to which so-called “Magnitsky amendments”

Lunch seminar: Antitrust as a tool to limit intellectual property rights?

On 13 April 2015, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) – one of the three antitrust authorities in China – published the long-awaited regulation on how China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) applies to the exercise of intellectual property rights (IPRs). In this one-hour lunch seminar, our Beijing office partner Adrian Emch will address these