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New corporate offence of 'failure to prevent' economic crime looking likely, expert says

The introduction of a new criminal offence for companies that fail to prevent employees or agents committing economic crime seems increasingly likely following recent announcements by UK financial regulators and ministers, an expert has said. 31 Mar 2015

Shareholder engagement needed if large companies wish to disapply pre-emption rights, expert says

Large companies seeking to raise capital by issuing new shares which would dilute existing shareholders must be sure to involve those shareholders as early in the process as possible, an expert has said. 17 Mar 2015

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Comments on Credit Agricole amount to 'maladministration' in Euribor probe

Public statements by former EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia about an ongoing cartel investigation involving Crédit Agricole created a public impression of bias, and amount to maladministration, European ombudsman Emily O'Reilly has said. ... 16 Mar 2015

Large UK businesses will be required to publicise their gender pay gaps, government announces

UK businesses with more than 250 employees will be required to publish the difference between the average pay of their male and female employees "within the next 12 months", the Liberal Democrats have announced. 10 Mar 2015

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