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Data Protection Transfers Post-Brexit
New government guidance on cross-border flows of personal data is helpful, but serious questions remain unanswered.
European Union
21 Sep 2018
Brexit Update - 18 September 2018
On 29 March 2018, the UK and European Union published the Draft Withdrawal Agreement (the "Draft Agreement").
European Union
21 Sep 2018
Brexit And Life Sciences Update
We last reported on Brexit developments in the May 2018 edition where we focused on the resounding message that the industry still had to prepare for a hard Brexit,
24 Aug 2018
VAT And Customs Duty After Brexit: Preparing For The Unknown
It has been over two years since the Brexit vote. Despite recent agreement within cabinet (and the subsequent resignations), a deal is yet to be agreed with Brussels.
9 Aug 2018
Likely Implications For Future Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement
In a busy year for anti-money laundering (AML) policy and legislative developments, the Financial Conduct Authority has published its annual anti-money laundering report for the year ended 31 March 2018.
27 Jul 2018
Anyone For Chequers?
A week is a long time in politics. This time last week No 10 were briefing the press on the aggressive tactics planned to be deployed (if needed) by UK Prime Minister Theresa May ...
European Union
23 Jul 2018
CJEU Rules On Parallel Imports Of Medical Devices
The law relating to the repackaging of imported pharmaceutical products is now largely settled following a series of decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
European Union
20 Jul 2018
SPC Reform: Commission Proposes Export Manufacturing Waiver
Following its consultation (discussed in our November 2017 edition), the EU Commission has published a proposal for a 'targeted amendment' to the rules relating to supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) ...
European Union
18 Jul 2018
Transparency Update June 2018: Beneficial Ownership Registers – More Changes Ahead For UK Companies?
On 19 June 2018, the final text of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
European Union
17 Jul 2018
The Financial Conduct Authority Fines Canara Bank For Anti-Money Laundering Control Failures
The FCA has fined Canara Bank £896,100 for anti-money laundering systems failures and has imposed a restriction preventing it from accepting deposits from new customers for 147 days.
11 Jun 2018
Sanctions And Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018
The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. Prior to this Act the UK's domestic sanctions regimes were confined to terrorism legislation.
7 Jun 2018
Explaining Unexplained Wealth Orders
Unexplained wealth orders (UWOs) and supporting interim freezing orders were introduced by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and came into effect on 31 January 2018. Guy Wilkes looks at what they mean for practitioners
25 May 2018
"The Hand Of History Will Be Both Heavy And Unforgiving": The Impact Of Brexit On Ireland And Northern Ireland
Brexit will have many impacts. But perhaps one of the most significant ones concerns the only physical frontier between the UK and the EU – the 499 km border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
European Union
17 Apr 2018
Brussels Insider: A Beast Of A Week
This week is turning out to be a beast of a week for Brexit. We started with a speech by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn advocating remaining in the customs union and single market for the transitional period, ...
European Union
28 Mar 2018
GDPR And Grassley Clash
The US Senate is currently considering The Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act, known as the "Grassley Bill".
United States
30 Jan 2018
Amendments To The Sanctions And Anti-Money Laundering Bill
The Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill began its report stage in the House of Lords on 15 January 2018.
29 Jan 2018
Updated Guidance On Modern Slavery Supply Chain Transparency Statements
Modern slavery has been described by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, as "the great human rights issue of our time".
23 Jan 2018
UK Anti-Money Laundering (AML) – Hot Topics For 2018
After an eventful 2017, the year ahead will unlikely be dull on the United Kingdom's anti-money laundering (AML) scene.
19 Jan 2018
Updated Guidance On Reporting Requirements: Modern Slavery And Payment Practices
The Government has recently issued updated guidance to businesses that are required to produce modern slavery statements and to report on their payment practices.
1 Dec 2017
A New Wave Of Money-Laundering Measures: Super SARs, Moratorium Periods And Further Information Orders
The next raft of provisions from the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA) have come into effect today, 31 October 2017.
24 Nov 2017
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