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Modern Slavery Act 2015 compliance update: spring 2019

United Kingdom - May 23 2019 Compliance by businesses with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 continues to be a hot topic in the wake of the UK Home Office’s “postal offensive” late…

SRD II requirements for proxy advisory services

European Union, United Kingdom - May 22 2019 In January the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) published a consultation paper on proposed regulations implementing the provisions of the revised…

Protect your Project: Bonds

United Kingdom - May 22 2019 Unexpected events can derail a construction Project, causing delay and additional costs. This series of blog posts will look at mechanisms available…

Top ten tips for making your company investor ready

United Kingdom, USA - May 10 2019 Companies need cash for a variety of reasons but in today’s challenging investment market it can be difficult for companies to attract investors. So…

5th Money Laundering Directive- Treasury Consultation

European Union, United Kingdom - May 8 2019 The Treasury published a consultation paper mid- April on its proposals for transposition of the 5th Money Laundering Directive (5MLD). 5MLD will…

Death of a sole shareholder and director - what can a company do?

United Kingdom - May 7 2019 Where a company has only one shareholder/director, and that person dies, there can be real practical problems in ensuring that the company can carry…

FCA reviews its Innovate Programme to assist Fin-Tech

United Kingdom - May 7 2019 Just over 5 years Ago the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) launched its “Innovate” programme to support firms developing the innovative…

A Duty of Care to Consumers- FCA’s latest thoughts

United Kingdom - May 2 2019 The FCA has recently published its Feedback Statement FS19/2 (“A duty of care and potential alternative approaches ”). This provides feedback on the…

Safeway v Newton - another step along the journey of equalisation for pension schemes?

United Kingdom - April 26 2019 On 28 March 2019, Advocate General Tanchev gave an Opinion in the case of Safeway Ltd v Newton and another highlighting the need for pension schemes…

Investment Platforms- What’s changing

United Kingdom - April 16 2019 In March, the FCA published a final report on its Investment Platforms Market Study. The report considers how investment platforms are servicing…