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...

UK Introduces Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Extension of the SFO’s Evidence...

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 12 February 2019. The Act allows UK law enforcement agencies including the...

UK: Corporate Governance Reporting: are you prepared?

Listed PLCs' preparations are well underway for compliance with the 2018 Corporate Governance Code (Code). Preparation for compliance with The Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018...

More than half of the UK’s very large private companies lack a clear corporate...

72% of companies surveyed say that they will have difficulty compiling and verifying the information required to comply, while 32% do not have...

Global Legal Guide for Luxury & Fashion Companies

Despite geopolitical shifts, uncertainty and various factors that seem to affect numerous sectors, the global luxury and fashion industry has tripled in the last...

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