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Reforms to the business rates system in Scotland should be based on "compliance, fairness and transparency", a review group appointed by the government has said. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Banks around the world are battling to prepare themselves for the introduction of new accounting rules affecting provisions for potential future losses, with UK banks expecting to be particularly hard-hit. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Following pressure from the industry and intervention by the president of Indonesia, Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) has revised a controversial regulation on state control over the upstream oil and gas sector. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
ANALYSIS: Businesses should consider whether they could or should rely on an alternative to consent to process personal data. That is the clear message from the UK's data protection watchdog. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Chevron has withdrawn an appeal to Australia's High Court over a A$340 million ($268 million) tax bill, in a case that could affect other multinationals operating in the country. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Earlier
Directors at the UK's top 350 businesses are not always given all the information they need to discuss cyber risks posed to the company, according to a new survey. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Ryanair has lodged competition complaints with Germany's competition authority and the European Commission over the insolvency of Air Berlin and its possible purchase by Lufthansa. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Banks should not be required to notify regulators before they engage in material cloud outsourcing arrangements, international law firm Pinsent Masons has said. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
The UK is to argue for the implementation of a new dispute resolution mechanism to resolve disputes between the UK and European Union (EU) following the former's withdrawal from the latter. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Most businesses in the EU have yet to change their plans due to Brexit, according to a survey by Thomson Reuters. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law News Category: LEGAL
Singapore lags behind other countries in the use of electronic payments and should make an effort to catch up, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has said. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL
Consumers who elect to pay for goods and services online using the cryptocurrency 'bitcoin' can have their identities exposed when online retailers use cookies or device fingerprinting technologies, according to a new study. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Out-Law E-commerce & Internet Category: LEGAL