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Employee Incentives Update | Autumn 2018

Welcome to our Employee Incentives Update for autumn 2018. This edition covers: additional flexibility for participants in SAYE plans; a focus on HMRC Spotlights; forthcoming corporate governance changes high on...

Written on: 18 Oct 2018

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Proposed copyright Directive: European Parliament adopts its position

The European Parliament voted in favour of modernising the EU Copyright Directive to better reflect the digital domain and online content. The Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip,...

Written on: 24 Sep 2018

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International Tax Update | September 2018

Osborne Clarke bolsters its international tax offering with appointment of new Dutch Partner We are delighted to announce that we have hired tax specialist Job van der Pol to strengthen...

Written on: 18 Sep 2018

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Taxation of cryptocurrencies in Europe: an overview

What is cryptocurrency? The term "cryptocurrency" emerged as a reference to a Bitcoin-style digital currency whose ownership (at issue and following any subsequent transfers) is recorded as a chain of...

Written on: 17 Sep 2018

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The Digital Revolution: Blockchain – the legal issues

Catherine Hammon, Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer, and Nick Thody, Head of Knowledge, examine the practical applications and legal issues surrounding blockchain. Our Digital Revolution series explores a range of disruptive topics including artificial intelligence...

Written on: 13 Sep 2018

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Controversial copyright reform approved by the European Parliament

The Directive has proved to be highly controversial, with a number of high-profile artists and digital rights campaigners, such as Paul McCartney, Wyclef Jean and Tim Berners-Lee, weighing in on...

Written on: 12 Sep 2018

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Criminal convictions checks under the GDPR

Pre-GDPR, it became common practice for many UK businesses to carry out criminal convictions checks on their prospective employees as a matter of course, and to require their suppliers to...

Written on: 10 Sep 2018

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Doing Retail in Germany

Contents Shape up Money Matters Faces Hot Spot e-ZY Commerce Salesfaction Do it right Corporate Compliance Shape up When you plan to enter the German market you should spend a...

Written on: 10 Sep 2018

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100 days of GDPR | Session 5: Security and data incidents

Will Robertson and Charlie Wedin explore how organisations have reconsidered their own data security processes following the introduction of GDPR.

Written on: 7 Sep 2018

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