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The UK government has launched a series of consultations into a wide-ranging overhaul of the waste and recycling system, including details of its proposed tax on plastic packaging. 21 Feb 2019
A new policy to ensure the approach to digital identities (digital IDs) is better joined up across the public and privacy sectors should be developed by the UK government, industry body techUK has said. 15 Feb 2019
China's State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of State Council (SASAC) has released updated details of how it will supervise and administer the outbound investment of centrally managed state owned enterprises (SOEs).
Until relatively recently companies doing business in Shanghai had very little choice about where to refer disputes for arbitration.
The EU’s 2014 Public Procurement Directive softened the rules preventing companies from bidding for public contracts where they, or their directors, had been convicted of certain economic crimes.
The 2015 Public Contracts Regulations implement the EU's 2014 Public Sector Procurement Directive in England, Wales and Northern Ireland by essentially 'copying out' the articles of the EU directive
Anti-competitive agreements are prohibited by European and domestic competition law. This means any anti-competitive provisions in commercial agreements are void and unenforceable which could lead to the entire agreement being unenforceable.
ANALYSIS: England, Wales and Scotland are experiencing a radical overhaul of the building fire safety regime following the recommendations of the Hackitt Review, but it is unclear when similar action will follow in Northern Ireland. 08 Feb 2019
Freedom of information (FOI) laws should be updated to account for the risks to transparency and accountability in the performance of public services where they are outsourced to businesses, the UK's information commissioner has said. 01 Feb 2019