Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship

Ropes & Gray announced the creation of the Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship in honor of Mr. Trimmier, who died July 30. Continue

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PRC Amends Criminal Law As It Relates to Bribery and Corruption

On August 29, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress enacted the Ninth Amendment to the Criminal Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “Amendment”), following two rounds of public consultation. The Amendment becomes effective on November 1, 2015. While the changes are not sweeping, there are significant amendments to provisions relating to corruption-related crimes, which appear to bring PRC criminal law more in line with international standards, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Continue

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