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What did the UK King's Speech contain for business?

As anticipated, the new government has announced a broad range of legislative priorities
Competition, antitrust and trade

New independent regulator for English football announced in the King's Speech

Football and its fans will be hoping that a governance bill paves the way for a more equitable field for
Financial Services

International Funds Legal Update | 15 July 2024

UK financial regulator issues more sustainability information and European authorities recommend SFDR adjustments
Financial Services

Where do the FCA and Bank of England stand on AI guidelines in last year's white paper?

Financial services have an idea of regulators' pre-election approach to AI but will want clarity under the new government
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG Knowledge Update | July 2024

Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news
OC Ventures

OC Ventures Update | July 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of the OC Ventures update
Financial Services

UK financial services firms weigh up legal and practical strategies for AML compliance

With anti-money laundering a top priority for the Financial Conduct Authority, what are the issues facing UK firms?
Financial Services

UK Financial Conduct Authority pushes through with landmark prosecution of 'finfluencers'

Businesses using 'finfluencers' to plug unauthorised financial promotions online face a reality check
OC Ventures

UK general election 2024: what would a Labour government mean for venture capital, start-ups and founders?

We explore the policies of the Labour Party, and how they may affect the ventures ecosystem
OC Ventures

Corporate venture capital and strategic partnerships: what do investee companies need to consider?

Additional considerations to factor in when taking on equity investment via CVC as opposed to traditional independent VC funds
Banking and finance

No silver lining: English court finds cloud computing company charge to be floating

How can creditors reduce the risk of a fixed charge being characterised as floating?
UK General Election

The UK general election: what will it mean for UK energy policy?

There are many energy challenges for the next government to address, but the rhetoric differs across the political spectrum