Risk management

Risk management guidance:

Why you need to manage this risk Since the morning of 24 June 2016, all businesses have faced significant uncertainty about what the future holds for the UK post-Brexit....

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Why you need to manage this risk The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. It includes corporate offences of failure to prevent bribery and...

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Written specifically for in-house lawyers in listed public companies newly tasked with company secretarial responsibilities, this guide aims to provide practical advice...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (and the UK national equivalent, Chapter II of the Competition Act...

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Why you need to manage this risk Article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (and its UK national equivalent—Chapter I of the Competition...

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Why you need to manage this risk Confidential information is one of the most valuable assets of any business. Confidentiality is frequently the best way...

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Why you need to manage this risk Contract management is often seen by the business as an activity which is aimed not at ‘finding fault’ but is instead designed to...

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Why you need to manage this risk The purpose of corporate governance is to help build an environment of trust, transparency and accountability necessary...

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Hundreds of decisions are made every day that are taken effectively and implemented well. But there are also decisions made that may seem confused, over-complicated or...

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Why you need to manage this risk Data protection is one of the most challenging areas of risk management—the law is complex and wide-ranging, it operates at domestic, EU...

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The rules on direct marketing affect almost every organisation in the UK. Deciding whether you can engage in a marketing campaign involves navigating your...

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Why you need to manage this risk Information is an asset. Preserving and protecting that asset is critical to the commercial success of any organisation. All businesses...

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Where organisations trade internationally (ie where the organisation trades or operates in other jurisdictions and/or where the entity you trade with is outside of your...

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Why you need to manage this risk From the moment of their formation until the end of their existence, organisations have to deal with a large number of contracts at any...

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Why you need to identify the key stakeholders Who is responsible for risk in a company or organisation? The answer may seem trite, but it is, of course, everyone....

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This Practice Note aims to help in-house lawyers identify and measure legal risks faced by their organisation. Identifying legal risk All businesses need to deal with a...

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