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Lessons From The Fundraising Regulator's Case Reports
At the beginning of autumn the Fundraising Regulator published ten case reports into charity fundraising following complaints from the public.
27 Nov 2019
GDPR Is Still Not Ready For Prime Time, Here's Why
It has now been a little more than a year after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) claimed celebrity status and came into effect
15 Jul 2019
Modern Slavery Statements – A Reminder And Proposals For Reform
The government has released the final report from its independent review into the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the ‘Act'), which was commissioned after the UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery was published in October 2018.
13 Jun 2019
French Legacies - Act Quickly To Save Your Charity 60% Tax
Historically UK charities have faced discrimination preventing them from securing the full value of legacies from French estates.
9 Apr 2019
Corporation Finance Staff To Continue To Enhance Transparency Of Staff Actions
On August 20, 2018, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance announced that it will continue its efforts to increase transparency by releasing certain documents on EDGAR relating to actions taken by the SEC ...
United States
14 Sep 2018
US Corporate Law News: Corp Fin Issues Small Entity Compliance Guide
On August 10, 2018, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance published a Small Entity Compliance Guide for Issuers in connection with amendments that raised the thresholds in the definition...
United States
2 Sep 2018
US Corporate Law News: Corp Fin Issues Compliance And Disclosure Interpretations Regarding Notices Of Exempt Solicitation
On July 31, 2018, the Division of Corporation Finance issued two Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (CDIs) addressing Notices of Exempt Solicitation in connection with Exchange Act Rule 14a-6(g)(1).
United States
29 Aug 2018
US Corporate Law News: Compliance Deadline For New York Cybersecurity Law Approaches
On September 1, 2018, the next New York State cybersecurity law compliance deadline will go into effect.
United States
23 Aug 2018
US Corporate Law News: Effects Of The GDPR On US Fund Managers' Use Of Alternative Data
In addition to prompting U.S. fund managers to add European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant representations to agreements that touch E.U. employees ...
European Union
4 Jul 2018
US Corporate Law News: FTC Clarifies That HSR Compliance Is Required Even Where Money Is Not Exchanged
On May 15, 2018, the FTC issued guidance clarifying that, under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR"), FTC reporting is required for certain mergers, acquisitions...
30 May 2018
Charity Commission Makes Changes To Annual Returns
The annual return represents the Charity Commission's main point of contact with the vast majority of registered charities in a given year.
12 Feb 2018
SEC Approves PCAOB New Auditing Standard Requiring Communication Of 'Critical Audit Matters'
On October 23, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved new auditing standards for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which had been proposed on July 19, 2017.
United States
15 Nov 2017
US DOJ Fraud Section Publishes Guide To Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
The Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division recently published a summary of important topics and sample questions that it has frequently found relevant in evaluating a corporate compliance program.
11 Sep 2017
New Regulations On Reporting Payment Practices Are Now In Force
In April 2017, new regulations came into force which require larger companies to report information twice annually about their payment practices for financial years beginning on or after 6 April 2017.
4 Jul 2017
Your Cheat Sheet To The Singapore Company Law Amendments 2017
Since its enactment in 1967, the Companies Act of Singapore has undergone several reviews to ensure that the corporate regulatory regime is robust and supports Singapore's growth as a global hub for business and investors.
24 Apr 2017
2017 Proposed Amendments To DGCL Released, SEC Sanctions Morgan Stanley For Failure To Implement Compliance Policies For Non-Traditional ETFs, And SEC Issues Reduced Whistleblower Award Because Of Culpability And Delay In Reporting
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the 2017 proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law recently released by the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association...
United States
13 Apr 2017
SEC Adopts Amendment To Shorten Settlement Cycle For Securities Transactions; Medical Device Company Files Reg A+ Offering, Seeks NYSE MKT Listing; And U.S. DOJ Fraud Section Publishes Guide To Evaluating Corporate Compliance Programs
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the SEC's amendment of Rule 15c6-1(a) to shorten the settlement cycle for securities transactions to T+2...
13 Apr 2017
Modern Slavery Act 2015 - Does It Apply To You?
The requirement for qualifying companies to produce a modern slavery statement is now in force – so now is the time to check again whether your organisation needs to produce one.
7 Apr 2017
Heightened Reporting Requirement For Foreign-Owned Domestic Disregarded Entities
In early December 2016 the US Treasury Department released final regulations with respect to the treatment and reporting obligations of foreign-owned US domestic disregarded entities...
21 Mar 2017
CRS Campaign Bears Further Fruits
2017 will be a momentous year for the fate of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and the EU beneficial ownership registers.
20 Mar 2017
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