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Chinese Cyber Security Law: challenges for Swiss companies operating in China

China's new Cyber Security Law was released on 1 June 2017. The highly contested guideline, titled “Information Security Technology – Guidelines for Data Cross-Border Transfer Security Assessment”, requires network operators to conduct security assessments prior to transferring specific information outside of China.
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No trust, no economy: Why eIDAS / ZertES certification matters

Using eSignatures and eID – key building blocks of the digital market – reduces costs, improves efficiency, grows revenue and prevents fraud. Thanks to the EU’s eIDAS regulation, the private sector has had a solid regulatory environment to develop the use of electronic signatures and transactions in the EU. What are the benefits of certification?
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Schweizer M&A-Markt mit konstant hoher Aktivität

Der Schweizer M&A-Markt entwickelte sich in den vergangenen sechs Monaten konstant. Das Transaktionsvolumen nahm im Vergleich zum Vorjahr um 7% ab, wobei die Anzahl Transaktionen auf hohem Niveau nahezu unverändert blieb. Geprägt haben das bisherige M&A-Jahr eine Grosstransaktion, chinesische Käufer sowie Private-Equity-Investoren.
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L’importance d’un programme de conformité adapté

L’analyse de la répartition de la criminalité économique par groupes d’auteurs nous indique que, dans 78% des cas, le management est impliqué. Un travail préventif interne pourrait ainsi réduire significativement le nombre de délits.
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Fighting insider threats: One size fits all doesn’t work

Stop insider threat before it walks through the door. Robust screening and vetting processes alongside traditional recruitment strategies can help spot red flags. And the periodic review of existing employees is also an essential countermeasure. Above all, when in doubt, seek outside help.
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Fight corruption and stay compliant with new global standard ISO 37001

Globalization poses greater challenges for Anti-Bribery and Corruption compliance than ever before. Now any organization, regardless of size, sector or jurisdiction can certify its anti-bribery management system to an internationally recognized standard and join the effort to combat corruption.
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