(PRWEB) December 03, 2012
Lex Mundi has published a new Gatekeeper Liability Global Practice Guide which includes overviews of criminal and civil liability for company misconduct in jurisdictions around the globe.
The guide, developed in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), provides current legal information on jurisdictions in which regulators or prosecutors are holding in-house counsel liable for the misconduct of the company.
Prepared by members of the Lex Mundi Business Crimes and Compliance Practice Group, this guide is part of the Lex Mundi Global Practice Guide series which is available to the public on the Lex Mundi website at http://www.lexmundi.com/globalpracticeguides.
Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, has more than 160 member firms around the world, representing approximately 21,000 lawyers. Lex Mundi provides members with a trusted network of top-tier law firms that share similar values and a similar focus on quality. Through Lex Mundi, members can access unparalleled legal resources that enable them to serve their clients’ needs worldwide and to continuously improve all aspects of their firms. Member firms are located throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.
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