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New German law expected to transform corporate investigations

By Emily Casswell

30 August 2019

New German law expected to transform corporate investigations  The draft Corporate Sanctions Act to overhaul white-collar crime investigations (Credit: iStock/MarioGuti)

German lawyers have hailed a proposed law that drastically increases fines for corporate misconduct as a watershed moment in the country’s white-collar crime enforcement landscape.