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UK government publishes plans for audit and corporate governance reforms

While the timescale for implementation is expected to stretch over several years for some measures, businesses will need to start


Crypto and blockchain in M&A: how to address issues around volatility, validity and valuation

The value of crypto-funded deals has doubled over the last couple of years, but there are specific challenges for parties


UK Insolvency Service publishes interim report on the effectiveness of measures introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020

The Insolvency Service is satisfied that the restructuring plan and moratorium processes are broadly meeting their policy objectives – and

Sanctions, ownership and related issues

Sanctions update: strict liability test comes into force with revised guidance from OFSI

UK regulator OFSI sets out its approach to new rules imposing a strict liability test for breaching the sanctions regime

Data-driven business models

Data pooling and data integration in groups of companies​

There are various stages in the life-cycle of a dataset. First, the dataset must be created, whether this is achieved

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Data-driven business models

Cybersecurity – Are you prepared? Some thoughts on cybersecurity governance

For many European companies, a cyber attack is inevitable. The question is not if, but when and how the company

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Data-driven business models

How to respond to a ransomware attack – an illustrative example

Cyber attacks have become a fact of life. They are a persistent and real risk for any business, with the

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Energy and Utilities

What does the Energy Profits Levy mean for the UK energy sector?

How will the tax will be levied and what will be the likely impact on electricity generators, including renewable generators?

Sanctions, ownership and related issues

FCA encourages reporting on financial sanctions

FCA seeks further reporting about suspected sanctions evasion or weak sanction controls

Regulatory Outlook

Regulatory Outlook | May 2022

Welcome to the Regulatory Outlook, providing you with high-level summaries of important forthcoming regulatory developments to help you navigate the

Regulatory and compliance

Ten top tips for handling data subject access requests

Are you handling each DSAR you receive in a way that appropriately balances risk and cost?

ESG, sustainability and responsible business

Corporate sustainability due diligence: what will this mean in practice for business?

The European Commission's proposals signal a changing approach, with businesses being expected to actively look for and address the social