BCL Solicitors LLP
The Office of Financial Sanctions (OFSI) has published its 2020/2021 annual review, covering the period April 2020 to March 2021.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Niall Hearty of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli assesses the reasons behind the idea and the implications.
Businesses up against a ransom threat face a difficult decision, but going into it with open eyes and a clear decision-making strategy can help ensure you make the right move...
The National Security and Investment Act 2021 will introduce a new mandatory notification regime for transactions that comes into force on 4 January 2022. We take a look at what it will cover.
Preiskel & Co
On 6 October 2021, Ofcom issued guidance for providers on measures to protect users from harmful material. Ofcom has been given new powers to regulate UK-based video-sharing platforms (VSPs), such as TikTok, Snapchat and Twitch.
Organisations with a turnover in excess of £10.2 million, who are within the remit of anti-money laundering (AML) legislation, will see the cost of regulation increase in 2023/24 with the introduction of a new Economic Crime Levy
Mills & Reeve
Rona McPherson considers the impending changes to the commissioning of healthcare services and procurement rules outlined in the Health and Care Bill.
Mills & Reeve
Black History Month to me means using the 31 days of October to celebrate black history and culture. Across the month I usually expect to see relatable news articles...
What we need from the Section 3 Statement under the National Security and Investment Act...
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
On 24 August 2021, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy granted a one-year extension for manufacturers to begin applying the UK Conformity Assessed marks for products marketed in the UK.
The UK energy market has reached a critical point in its transition to net zero. Heat networks
Duane Morris LLP
Last week marked 20 years of the horrific terror attacks on the Twin Towers in New York. 2017 saw the atrocious attacks at the Manchester Arena, and subsequently Fishmongers' Hall in London, and sadly there were others.
Marks & Clerk
This week the UK government announced £265 million in renewable energy support including £200 million for offshore wind with an additional £24 million specifically for floating offshore wind projects.
Cities are currently one of the biggest contributors to our economic health but also one of the biggest detractors from our environmental health. With cities consuming over 65% of the world's energy,...
A post-Brexit world may not be all doom and gloom, as new studies suggest that foreign investment into UK businesses has been unaffected by the transition.
There is an undisputed trend of increased and strengthened human rights and environmental due diligence laws. A related trend is the rise of import controls to supplement such measures.
The pandemic has caused us to rethink how we live, work, and travel by proving that living and shopping local is easier than we think.
Azmi & Associates
The new legislation is designed to monitor investments in companies and assets in the UK or abroad where there may be a UK national security risk.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This alert considers the recent updates and guidance published by the UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) regarding the UK's National Security and Investment Act 2021 (the "Act").
The Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") recently published a "Dear CEO" letter that it has issued to firms in its retail banking portfolio.