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Tougher penalties for disqualified directors proposed as part of UK government plans to increase corporate 'transparency and trust'

Company directors convicted of offences overseas could be banned from serving on the boards of UK companies, while courts could also be given the power to force disqualified directors to pay compensation to those who have lost money as a result of their actions,... 22 Apr 2014

Banning recoverable conditional fee agreement uplifts in UK insolvency cases would cost creditors, industry warns

Ending the exemption for insolvency litigation from court reforms preventing the recovery of after the event (ATE) legal insurance premiums and conditional fee arrangement (CFA) success fees from the unsuccessful party could cost creditors more than £150 million... 22 Apr 2014

"Homogenised" new EU non-financial reporting requirements will create hefty burdens for mid-tier businesses, says expert

New rules requiring EU companies with over 500 employees to report on measures including environmental impact, workforce diversity and anti-bribery and corruption controls will "widen the gulf" between large-scale multinational businesses and their mid-tier... 17 Apr 2014

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