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Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 14, 2018, the Council of the European Union adopted the EU's Fifth Money Laundering Directive, following the agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council in December 2017.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 5, 2018, the European Commission adopted a draft delegated regulation under the Fourth Money Laundering Directive. The draft regulation sets out Regulatory Technical Standards on the criteria ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Traditionally, the European Commission's (EC) approach towards public funding of infrastructure was that such aid fell outside the scope of State aid rules.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On April 17, 2018, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive aimed at increasing security within EU member states and across the EU ...
Gowling WLG
On 23 April 2018 the government suffered a further set of defeats at the hands of the House of Lords in relation to the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (EUWB).
Jersey Finance Limited
Following a high-profile debate on Tuesday 1 May 2018 the UK House of Commons passed a set of amendments to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill that brought the issue of beneficial owners of companies ...
Brodies LLP
It is well recognised that the Irish border is "one of the trickiest issues in the Brexit process" and could potentially lead to a "no-deal" Brexit: the EU's Chief negotiator Michel Barnier...
Travers Smith LLP
Ahead of next week's key Parliamentary votes on the Withdrawal Bill, the Labour Party has tabled an amendment calling on the government to negotiate "full access to the internal market...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On May 23, 2018, the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 received Royal Assent and came partly into force on May 23, 2018. The majority of the provisions of the Act will enter into force ...
Clyde & Co
The May 2018 Supreme Court case of Rock Advertising Limited (Respondent) v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited (Appellant) [2018] UKSC 24 has amended how 'no oral variations' ...
Withers LLP
Parliamentarians in the UK on Tuesday 1 May approved an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill that will require the introduction of publicly accessible registers of beneficial ownership...
Jersey Finance Limited
A high-profile debate took place yesterday in the UK House of Commons and considered a set of amendments to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill.
Dentons
As of 6 April 2017, certain large businesses are required to report on their payment practices, policies and performance. (See Reporting payment practices: line of duty.)
Jersey Finance Limited
The Chief Minister made the following statement after his meetings with UK Ministers on 30 April ...
Travers Smith LLP
The UK government is to introduce enhanced powers to scrutinise mergers on grounds of national security and is considering further, more substantial such powers.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
At 11:00 p.m. U.K. time on 29 March 2019 the United Kingdom is expected to leave the European Union ("BREXIT Day").
Pinsent Masons LLP
The 2019 deadline for complaints related to mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) is driving up the number received by firms, which have increased to their highest level in more than four years.
Brodies LLP
The Standards Commission has proposed a new Code of Conduct for Councillors ("the new code") which has been laid before the Scottish Parliament for approval.
Brodies LLP
The UK Government has announced that the Attorney General and Advocate General for Scotland have referred the Brexit legislation recently passed by the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly to the Supreme Court.
Bright Line Law
Technical issues concerning the application of the criminal confiscation regime in Part 2 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 ("POCA") continue to occupy the time of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
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Many companies will be publishing their second statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act towards the end of the first half of 2018. Stakeholder expectations are significantly higher this year.
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