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ANALYSIS: Recent corporate governance reforms will require greater engagement by boards with employees and workers, and more corporate reporting about the workforce. 17 Aug 2018
ANALYSIS: Complex, brand new registration requirements for those with controlling interests in land and buildings in Scotland require a longer transitional period before strict criminal penalties take effect. 16 Aug 2018
Businesses and investors acquiring companies in Ireland and the UK will find differences in private company mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practices and approaches between the two countries, especially related to valuations; restrictive covenants; tax...
Companies and investors who want to do business in Ireland and the UK will find increasing divergence between company law in the two countries.
Large companies and partnerships need to publish their tax strategy online before the end of their first financial year beginning after 15 September 2016.
Scotland has a separate legal system to England and Wales, and the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime does not operate in Scotland. As a result, civil recovery remains the only option short of prosecution for Scottish prosecutors to resolve bribery...
Businesses faced with the theft or unauthorised use of their confidential data have a suite of remedies available to them in the civil courts to recover that data or prevent its further use.
Certain UK companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) will be required to maintain a new statutory register of people with significant control (PSC register) from 6 April 2016.
The number of enforcement actions opened by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has rocketed by 23% during the last 12 months, with the number of investigations into governance issues and financial crime soaring. 15 Aug 2018
A man whose business was responsible for millions of nuisance marketing calls has been barred from serving as a company director for six years. 10 Aug 2018
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