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  • Defamation

    The law of defamation aims to protect reputation, and applies to both individuals and companies. 

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  • Insurance business transfers under FSMA Part VII: the PRA's approach

    Part VII of the 2000 Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) sets out the statutory mechanism allowing insurers and reinsurers to transfer portfolios of insurance business from one entity to another, subject to court approval.

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  • Managing automotive recalls in China

    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...

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  • Misuse of private information

    The law protects people's right to privacy in a number of ways.

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  • Malicious falsehood

    The law of malicious falsehood aims to protect economic interests. Malicious falsehood claims are sometimes made in tandem with, or as an alternative to, defamation claims. 

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  • Harassment

    Under the Protection from Harassment Act of 1997 (PHA) harassing someone can be a criminal offence and can give rise to civil action. 

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  • Australia's Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act

    The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act  requires businesses and individuals to register details of their activities where those activities are undertaken on behalf of a foreign principal seeking to exercise influence over Australian political...

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  • Gulf VAT – the apportionment exercise

    Businesses liable for value-added tax (VAT) in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will usually have to complete an apportionment exercise in order to correctly calculate the extent to which they are entitled to deduct the VAT they incur on their own...

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    Web browsers give users control over what cookies are stored, but each works slightly differently. Follow these instructions to find out how to delete and manage cookies in your browser.

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