Regulatory Outlook

To help you keep up to date with the regulatory changes in the areas that affect you, we produce the Regulatory Outlook, drawing on the expertise of over 40 lawyers in Osborne Clarke’s Regulatory Group.

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Blockchain is emerging as a candidate for one of the major disruptive technologies of our time, with the potential to transform a huge number of industry sectors in the near future. While...

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General Data Protection Regulation

To help you prepare for the GDPR, we explain the new legal requirements and share best practices for your GDPR compliance project.

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EU’s Digital Single Market

The EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy: implications for your business.

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PSC Register

The new register of people with significant control over a company: transparency in the UK.

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PSD2: The Second Payment Services Directive

Explore PSD2 and how it will affect businesses in the payments industry.

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Carillion – issues for recruitment and staffing companies in the Carillion supply chain

As has been widely reported, Carillion companies are being liquidated. This will affect their suppliers and the extended supply chain, including suppliers of contract workers and CIS subcontractors.  There will...

Written on 15 Jan 2018

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Carillion insolvency: the initial situation

Carillion, the troubled construction firm, has entered insolvency proceedings following failed talks over the weekend between the company, its lenders and the government. The following companies have been placed into...

Written on 15 Jan 2018

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Pop the cork! CJEU rules that sorbet can be sold under the name “champagne”

In a recent decision, the CJEU held that a sorbet could be sold under the name “Champagner Sorbet” if it had, as one of its essential characteristics, a taste that...

Written on 12 Jan 2018

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