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The way banks currently outsource some of their activities does not pose "significant concerns", the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: A UK government proposal would expand ministers' already considerable powers to intervene in mergers on national security grounds. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
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Tax rulings granted by Luxembourg in favour of McDonald's were not illegal state aid, the European Commission has concluded following an investigation. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Hong Kong's competition authority is seeking to enforce competition laws in the country against individuals for the first time. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Most of the EU's economic and trade sanctions against Iran were lifted in 2016 but some remain. EU businesses should be aware of those that remain, and of US sanctions which can apply to activity outside of the EU. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Workplace pension schemes have been warned to expect the "volume and frequency" of their contact with The Pensions Regulator (TPR) to increase as part of a "new approach" to pensions regulation. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A panel of academics, led by a former economic advisor to the US government, has been given a few months to come up with recommendations on how the UK's competition regime could be updated to better account for developments in digital markets. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A panel of academics, led by a former economic advisor to the US government, has been given a few months to come up with recommendations on how the UK's competition regime could be updated to better account for developments in digital markets. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
UK government-commissioned plans for immigration law after Brexit will receive a mixed welcome from businesses, an expert has said. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Holders of standard-essential patents (SEPs) should not automatically be considered to be in breach of US competition laws if they fail to licence their patents to others on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms, a senior US official at the Department of Justice (DoJ) has said. [...]
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The UK's largest listed companies have been urged to go beyond "tick box compliance" when it comes to workforce diversity, before more demanding reporting requirements come into force next year. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
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The UK government should quickly introduce tighter regulation within the crypto-assets market to address consumer protection and money laundering risks, a committee of MPs has said. [...]
Wed, Sep 19, 2018
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL