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Belgium proceeds with insolvency reforms with EU Restructuring Directive implementation

The new law emphasises preventive restructuring, cross-border cooperation and equitable treatment of creditors
UK Media Bill

Final recommendations for UK Media Bill set out ahead of King's Speech in November

Calls include 'significant' digital prominence, more VoD regulation and restricting streamers acquiring event rights
Online Safety

Singapore consults on guidelines on children and the Personal Data Protection Act

A fairer approach would be to exclude organisations that expressly do not contract with children, data experts argue
Regulatory Outlook

Advertising and marketing | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

Directive to empower consumers for the green transition: Council of the European Union and Parliament reach a provisional agreement |
IT and data

What will the new UK-US data bridge mean for transatlantic data flows?

The extension is positive but will require businesses on both sides of the Atlantic to check they meet all requirements
Sanctions, ownership and related issues

UK OFSI issues first 'disclosure notice' censuring sanctions breach

Decision provides guidance on compliance as Financial Conduct Authority issues its own sanctions-compliance findings
The Built Environment

International regulatory catch-up can deliver energy transformation gains for logistics

If regulators can keep pace with innovation, such as battery storage, new revenue streams await logistics owners
Real estate

UK Court of Appeal brings clarity to provisions of the Building Safety Act

Construction sector and developers get more certainty on post-Grenfell safety work issues from URS v BDW ruling

Electronic Trade Documents Act paves way for digitalised trade in the UK

A new era of paperless international trade could enhance the UK economy by £1bn over the next decade, says government
Life Sciences and Healthcare

EU's 'flexible' pharma reforms likely to require fine-tuning to address uncertainties

The reduction of the regulatory data protection period and wholesale distribution changes raise some industry concern
Regulatory and compliance

Surreptitious advertising punished by the Polish consumer watchdog

Fines remind entrepreneurs and influencers of the importance of proper tagging of advertisements