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The Boohoo scandal: A reminder of Modern Slavery Act 2015 obligations

European Union, United Kingdom - August 10 2020 The recent undercover investigation by The Sunday Times into poor pay and working conditions at a supplier of the fast-fashion retail brand Boohoo is…

Charlotte Varela, Imogen Heywood, Fran Legg, Paul Reeves

FCA fines for AML failings: Important guidance for CEOs and Boards

United Kingdom - January 11 2019 On 4 December 2018 the FCA published a Decision Notice in respect of Mohammed Ataur Rahman Prodhan, imposing a fine of £76,400 on the former CEO of…

Alan Ward

Large insurer joins the list of firms to fall foul of the FCA's outsourcing requirements

European Union, United Kingdom - November 5 2018 In recent times, outsourcing in the financial services sector has been a firm focus for the FCA. On 30 October 2018, the FCA published another Final…

David Berry, Dan Holland, Richard McGarry

Looking ahead: Proposed changes to the Modern Slavery Act 2015

European Union, United Kingdom - October 6 2020 On 22nd September 2020, the government published its response to a public consultation on transparency in supply chains. The response demonstrates…

Fran Legg, Leanne Raven, Paul Reeves

Post-Brexit UK / EU extradition arrangements: Business as usual?

European Union, United Kingdom - February 15 2021 On 24 December 2020, the UK and the EU agreed the terms of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (the "TCA"). Contained in the TCA is the agreement…

Alex Logier