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FOCUS: Companies should be aware that the regulatory frameworks applicable to their payment terms, together with generally accepted market practices, are likely to change over the course of next year. 06 Nov 2015
Complying with the new Modern Slavery Act should be viewed by the organisations subject to it as an opportunity to build customer confidence in their operations, an expert has said. 30 Oct 2015
Commercial organisations subject to the 2015 Modern Slavery Act ('the Act') must report annually on the steps that they have taken during the financial year to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their own business or in their...
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
This is one of a series of guides on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
If the assets of a company are taken over or the company merges with another, this will affect its legal identity. When this happens, any contracts which that company is a party to will need to be adjusted so that any rights and obligations it has will transfer...
Automotive manufacturers selling vehicles in China are subject to strict rules governing product safety and must follow procedures set by a regulator when undertaking recalls. Manufacturers face financial losses, regulatory fines and significant reputational...
Difficult questions around whether supply chain payment terms and practices are "grossly unfair" should ultimately be settled by the courts or the new Small Business Commissioner, the UK government has said. 27 Oct 2015
New supply chain transparency provisions introduced under the Modern Slavery Act will only apply for financial years ending 31 March 2016 onwards, the government has suggested. 26 Oct 2015
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