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(Over) Paying The Ferryman?
Gordon Downie examines how some UK local authorities, in raising their cremation charges (partly) in response to austerity
UK
10 Jun 2019
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Guarantees And Implied Waivers Of Legal Advice Privilege
In the recent case raised by the former owners of department store chain McEwens of Perth against The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
UK
3 May 2019
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Having The Last Word – Finality Clauses In Leases
No-one enters into a lease of commercial property looking for a fight, but experience has shown it is prudent for the parties to provide for what will happen if a dispute arises
UK
4 Apr 2019
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Regulatory References: What's New Under Senior Manager And Certification Regime?
As the date draws closer for implementation of the Senior Manager and Certification Regime (SMCR) across asset management firms ...
UK
18 Feb 2019
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Regulation Of Cryptoassets: Stifling Innovation Or A Catalyst For Growth?
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) recently launched a consultation on its proposed guidance on cryptoassets (CP19/3) which can be read in full here.
UK
15 Feb 2019
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WhatsApp Group Chats And Digital Privacy
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. Among its many features, messages sent between the app's estimated 1.5 billion users ...
UK
27 Nov 2018
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Cryptoasset Taskforce Announces Consultations On New Regulatory Framework
The UK's Cryptoasset Taskforce, launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond in March this year to "help the UK to manage the risks around crypto assets
UK
16 Nov 2018
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Upping The 'Anti' On Anti-Assignment Clauses In Business Contracts?
On 31st October 2018, The Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018 ("the Regulations") were approved by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
UK
16 Nov 2018
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Scotland In 2050: Rural And Agriculture – Navigating Uncertainties To Realise Opportunities
To coincide with its 250th anniversary, Shepherd and Wedderburn commissioned the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute to consider the future challenges and, more importantly, opportunities...
UK
30 Oct 2018
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Scotland In 2050: Financial Services - Financial Innovation For The Future
The Scottish financial sector has always punched above its weight due, in large part, to its appetite for innovation and sharp business acumen, which it has successfully exported around the globe.
UK
29 Oct 2018
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Readying Your Life Sciences Business For Investment – A Quick Guide
With investors such as the Scottish Investment Bank, the soon-to-be-launched Scottish National Investment Bank and the Epidarex Life Sciences Fund all increasingly paying attention to the life sciences sector...
UK
17 Oct 2018
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Comment On Sentencing Remarks In The Euribor Prosecution
In July 2018, Christian Bittar and Phillipe Moryoussef were sentenced to imprisonment for five years, four months and eight years respectively.
UK
1 Oct 2018
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Privatizing Personal Identity – Part Five – The Time To Start Is Now
In the last in a series of articles, economist Eben Wilson (St Andrews) proposes that the time to seek legislation that privatises personal identity is now.
UK
24 Jul 2018
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Distributed Ledger Technology: A Regulatory Conundrum
Europe already having introduced rules on the use of distributed ledger technology, we consider whether others will follow suit.
European Union
5 Mar 2018
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The CMA's Investment Consultancy Investigation: Different Market, Similar Issues…
Market investigations are a special tool available to the CMA under the Enterprise Act 2002 (the EA 02), which allow the CMA to look in a wide-ranging way at how well competition is working in a particular market...
UK
17 Nov 2017
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