The Department of Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property announced yesterday that access to the Register of Beneficial Owners for the general public is suspended.
On Monday, according to this press release from the Council of the European Union, all 27 members of the European Council voted in favor of the adoption of the Corporate Sustainability...
The Minister for Finance published the Report arising from the year-long Retail Banking Review yesterday, 29 November 2022, following its consideration at Cabinet.
The Government in Ireland is implementing electricity market interventions as required from 1 December 2022 under Regulation (EU) 2022/1854 (the "Regulation"), which we considered here.
With the publication of the Jersey Private Funds Guide in April 2017, Jersey introduced a welcome simplification of its funds regime, by providing for a single Jersey private fund product...
Baker & Partners
A Norwich Pharmacal Order (NPO) is a disclosure order which allows information to be obtained from third parties who have become ‘mixed up' in wrongdoing, helping individuals to investigate,...
In our second episode of season two, Group Partner Julia Keppe and Senior Associate Alice Wight interview Luxembourg-based Legal Director Michael Mbayi who was recently recognised...
2023 is not going to change much, on the contrary, given the overall sentiment of the economy at a Global scale, you will find that talent will be increasingly "cautious"...
Logan & Partners
Choosing a good partner is crucial to the success of any outsourcing initiative. In some ways, it can be like a marriage. You look for a partner that complements you, that brings something...
UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered the Autumn Statement (Medium-term Fiscal Plan) on November 17, 2022. The plan states that the government's priorities are "stability, growth...
Two recent first instance decisions have thrown into doubt whether or not a sole director of a company can make decisions and/or whether a single director can effectively act if, in the past...
The use of face masks at work is back under the spotlight as winter approaches, with two recent Employment Tribunal decisions considering whether it could be an act of disability discrimination to require disabled employees to wear face masks.
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has published its second consultation on the Building Safety Levy, which is part of a package of measures proposed by the Government...
Kilburn & Strode
When little robots burst on to our screens to the tune of the "Hamburger Rhumba" in the (some would say) "classic" hit 1987 film, "Batteries Not Included", the idea of robots...
A year ago, the world looked a very different place. The relaxing of Covid restrictions was accompanied by a sense of cautious optimism. Fears in the early days of the pandemic...
The UK Government is supporting the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill to significantly expand employers' liability for harassment in the workplace.
Marks & Clerk
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is scheduled to open its doors in just over four months - but what actions do patent holders need to take now?
Marks & Clerk
With a fantastic history of engineering excellence and innovation in Aberdeen keeping the oil and gas industry in Europe thriving for decades, it is no wonder that other industries may look...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Kevin Clancy, a Partner in our regulatory team, has written a series of articles to guide you through the new short-term let licensing scheme which came into force in Scotland on 1 October 2022.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In this regular update, we round-up FinTech-related financial services regulatory developments for the week ending 25 November 2022.