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British commission report signals high capital requirements

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • May 27 2011

Under current plans being considered by the British Independent Commission on Banking, British banks could be subject to capital requirements up to half as much as their minimum equity

The Sony data breach fine: a hand-slap from London now, but what would it have been under the proposed new EU Data Protection Regulation?

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Sony £250,000 for the widely publicized 2011 security breach during (see here, here, and

Britain releases carbon budget

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2011

British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced May 17 that the government will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent from 1990 levels by 2027

The UK Patent Box clawing some money back from the taxman

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 18 2013

As of April 1st, companies paying UK corporation tax can take advantage of a new tax regime, dubbed the "Patent Box," to reduce their tax burden

UK Bribery Act: understanding & mitigating risks

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 8 2011

US companies doing business throughout the world, having become comfortable with compliance programs under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, must now brace for new enforcement initiatives compelled by the UK Bribery Act of 2010, which went into effect in July 2011

UK CCS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2012

The U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Crown Estate, and the U.K. CCS industry, released a report November 21 finding that electricity from large-scale gas and coal power plants equipped with carbon capture and storage could be cost-competitive with nuclear and renewable-generated electricity in the United Kingdom in a decade

UK makes wind cuts

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

The United Kingdom announced October 21 that it will cut subsidies for onshore and offshore wind power while more than doubling those for wave and tidal energy as it works to save approximately $2 billion while also meeting its greenhouse gas reduction targets

UK shale gas exploration

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Burundi, United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2012

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced December 13 that the United Kingdom has ended a ban on exploration for shale gas using fracking but operators will be subject to new controls to prevent seismic risks

UK EE infrastructure fund

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department of Business, Innovation, and Skills awarded Sustainable Development Capital £50 million August 6 to invest in energy efficiency infrastructure projects

UK Cookie Law “grace period” expires enforcement to begin

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 30 2012

While those of us in the United States were observing Memorial Day and enjoying the unofficial start of summer, the grace period from enforcement of the UK “Cookie Law” expired on Sunday, May 27th