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Today
ANALYSIS: New regulations will permit additional property categories to be held within a personal portfolio bond (PPB) from 1 January 2018, making these bonds potentially more attractive to investors. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The UK has a "skills problem" that threatens to undermine the UK's industrial strategy, a new study has found. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Chemicals and pharmaceutical industry groups have repeated calls to the UK government to ensure they can continue to operate in line with EU regulations after Brexit takes effect. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Financial regulators in Dubai and Hong Kong have agreed to cooperate to help innovative financial technology (fintech) businesses to grow. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
It would be unacceptable for the UK government to fail to agree a deal with the EU regarding future trading arrangements after Brexit, the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has said. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
An insurance broker has been fined over £4 million by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for failing to adequately manage potential conflicts of interest involving its parent company. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Pension fund management services provided by non-insurers do not fall within the exemption in the VAT Directive for insurance transactions, the UK High Court has decided in a case concerning the trustees of the pension fund for United Biscuits, the snack food manufacturer. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
A single body could be responsible for the regulation of data protection, consumer protection and competition law issues in digital markets in future, the European data protection supervisor has said. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The House of Commons Work & Pensions committee has urged the government to accelerate plans to ban pensions cold calling and provide better guidance to pensioners on their options. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has launched a consultation into proposals to clamp down on non-payment of tax by those working in the so-called 'hidden economy'. [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Earlier
ANALYSIS: Without the trust of consumers, third parties requiring consumer consent to use new rights of access to bank and payment account data will struggle to make an impact in the market. [...]
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will prioritise "cases in markets which underpin and enable economic growth" as part of its programme of work for next year, it has said. [...]
Wed, Dec 06, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL