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One New Change
By Sarah Turpin, Alexander J. Bradley-Sitch
In her speech at Mansion House in July earlier this year, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said that the occurrence of terror attacks in the United Kingdom is a case of "when not if".
By Jonathan Lawrence
A network of global charities has begun using blockchain to provide costs savings and transparency to donations.
By Jonathan Lawrence, Judith E. Rinearson
On July 10, 2017, the Bank of England (the "Bank") published summaries of their third round of Proofs of Concept ("PoC"), completed by its FinTech Accelerator.
By Jonathan Lawrence, Lech Giliciński
The regime for dealing with insolvency proceedings within the European Union (EU) is about to become more coordinated.
By Neil A. Baylis, Tatiana Siakka, Sean Kelsey
The complaint pointed to MFN clauses that may have affected auction houses.
By Raminta Dereskeviciute, Neil A. Baylis, Alessandro Di Mario, Philip Torbøl
There have been a number of key developments in the European Union and United Kingdom sanctions regimes in relation to North Korea, Russia, Syria and other jurisdictions since our last update.
By Philip Torbøl, Ignasi Guardans, Francesco Carloni, Giovanni Campi, Alessandro Di Mario
On 16 March, the European Commission ("Commission") announced it had launched a new tool in its fight against cartels and other anti-competitive practices.
By Ignasi Guardans, Piers Coleman
Yesterday the European Commission (EC) approved and made public:
By Jonathan Lawrence
The Insolvency Rules 2016 (the "2016 Rules") were laid before the UK Parliament on 25 October 2016, and will come into force on 6 April 2017.
By Andrew Petersen
Andrew Petersen reports on the impact of Basel II standard on Europe’s fast-evolving commercial mortgage-backed securitisation market.
By Maria Cull, Sebastian Charles, John Garbutt
The Justice Ministry have recently issued new rules which regulate the conduct of hearings and inquiries where there have been objections to orders made by local authorities.
By Maria Cull, Sebastian Charles, John Garbutt
Under the terms of the Water Industry Act 1991 as amended, water undertakers have obligations to prepare and maintain a water resources management plan.
By Maria Cull, Sebastian Charles, John Garbutt
Updated provisions, applying to the whole of Great Britain, relating to the recovery and recycling of packaging waste came into force on 16 March 2007. With a saving for transitional matters, the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 SI2007 No. 871 replace similarly named provisions of 2005.
By Maria Cull, Sebastian Charles, John Garbutt
For corporation tax purposes, a site restoration payment which is made in the course of carrying on a trade can be deducted against the profits of the trade for the period in which the payment is made.
By Maria Cull, Sebastian Charles, John Garbutt
New regulations for the control of advertisements came into force on 6 April 2007. The Town and Country Planning Regulations 2007 SI 2007 No 783 largely replace similarly named regulations of 1992 but with some changes.