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Background In November 2016 the government, acting through the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), published a green paper on corporate...

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This Practice Note is a summary of the key developments that are expected to impact the corporate governance regime during 2019 and beyond. It is reviewed and updated...

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This Practice Note considers the employment-related data protection issues arising in relation to: • a share purchase, by which the buyer takes over ownership of the...

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The General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR) contains a set of core data protection principles that controllers must comply with. These are...

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Brexit impact The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on corporate joint...

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ARCHIVED: This archived timeline sets out the key legislative developments of the data protection reform package. This timeline is for background information only and is...

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This Practice Note discusses the two ‘failure to prevent’ corporate criminal offences created by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA 2017): • CFA 2017, s 45 creates the...

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Background to the General Data Protection Regulation The General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the...

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BREXIT IMPACT: Several aspects of the PSC regime will be affected by Brexit, including: • the availability of the societas europaea (SE) in the UK. For further details...

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Corporate transparency is now viewed as an essential element in any strategy aimed at reducing or eliminating corruption, tax evasion, terrorist financing and money...

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This guidance note, dated November 2017, has been produced by The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as ICSA: The Governance Institute) (CGI) to provide an...

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After four years of negotiation, amendments and drafting Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of...

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Brexit impact The law as set out in this Practice Note may be affected by Brexit. For further details of its impact, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on private M&A...

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