‘No Deal’ Brexit Checklist: Key Implications for Business

As the deadline for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU approaches, and Brexit negotiations continue, it is vital for companies to address the challenges...

New EU Legislation Tackling Work-Life Balance

The European Commission recently announced new legislation to address work-life balance and women's underrepresentation in the labour market. Across the EU, the overall rate...

Product Life Cycle Compliance & Risk Management

ECJ ruling on definition of waste in the context of consumer electronics The Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ”) published a decision on...

Bite-size Briefings: Individual Accountability Regimes – Driving Improvements in Culture

Download publicationA series of briefings that take a "bite-size" look at international trends in different jurisdictions drawing on Baker McKenzie's expert financial services practitioners Individual...

UK SFO releases long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance

The UK Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") has released its long awaited Corporate Co-operation Guidance. It is a must read for any in-house counsel who...

An authoritative test for severance in English law: Tillman v Egon Zehnder [2019] UKSC...

One situation that a non-compete clause seeks to avoid is a former employee joining a direct competitor almost immediately after termination. However, if such a clause...

UK Competition and Markets Authority Launches Digital Markets Strategy and Advertising Market Study

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched its Digital Markets Strategy and, linked to this, an online platforms and digital advertising market...

Launch of the Shanghai-London Stock Connect: Joint announcement made by CSRC and FCA

On 17 June 2019, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (FCA) released a joint announcement of their...

New EU Rules on AML Group-Wide Policies Effective From 3 September 2019

What are the new requirements and when do they apply? The European Commission has published new regulatory technical standards that apply specifically to credit and...

GDPR: One Year On

The GDPR celebrated its first anniversary on 25 May 2019 - a good time to take stock. In this article, we look at how...

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