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FOCUS: A new requirement for large businesses to report on their payment terms and practices will come into force in April 2017, one year later than originally planned. 04 Jan 2017
FOCUS: With December year ends approaching organisations will be drafting a Modern Slavery Statement for the first time. Some key points should be considered. 22 Dec 2016
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...
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...
Car manufacturers active in the US market will need to ensure new models are fitted with technology that allows those vehicles to 'talk' to other vehicles from as early as 2021, under new government proposals. 15 Dec 2016
FOCUS: A new United Nations (UN) treaty has been established with the aim of facilitating paperless cross-border trade in Asia. 09 Dec 2016
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