Dealing with regulators

Dealing with regulators guidance:

Co-operation by a corporate entity is key to obtaining a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) as both the judgments approving DPAs entered into to date and speeches given...

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Who/what is the ASA The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is the UK’s independent regulator of advertising across all forms of media. The ASA is responsible for...

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What is the Environment Agency? The Environment Agency (EA) is an executive non-departmental public body, established in 1996 and sponsored by the UK government's...

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is a UK financial regulatory body established by Act of Parliament in 2013. It is independent of government and is funded by fees...

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What is the Health and Safety Executive? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health, safety and welfare. It acts in the...

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Forthcoming changes: The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This...

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What is the Information Commissioner's Office? The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the...

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This Practice Note provides high-level guidance on dealing with the National Crime Agency. It sets out the role, powers and strategy of the NCA; its statutory objectives...

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The Pensions Regulator is the UK regulator of work-based pension schemes. This Practice Note sets out the role and objectives of the Pensions Regulator,...

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SFO—role and powers Role The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is the authority in England, Wales and Northern Ireland which investigates and prosecutes cases of serious or...

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This Practice Note covers the role, objectives, powers and enforcement strategy of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). It sets out the areas most likely to attract...

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