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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Data Protection Bill published by the UK government

On 14 September 2017, the UK government announced the publication of the Data Protection Bill. The Bill is principally designed to: implement and supplement key standards of the General Data...

Written on 20 Sep 2017

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Court of Appeal clarifies serious harm test in Lachaux libel judgment

The Court of Appeal has handed down its long-awaited judgment in the case of Lachaux v Independent Print and others. Whilst the Court agreed with the High Court judge that...

Written on 15 Sep 2017

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Blockchain and invoice finance: better access to funding for recruitment companies?

GDPR, IR35 and the Criminal Finance Act are recent developments adding to the workload of recruiters. And so we thought we’d do a briefing about something which may be good...

Written on 15 Sep 2017

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