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Private equity leads the way in corporate governance

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Private equity leads the way in corporate governance

A recent government paper has tentatively proposed that a voluntary “governance code” should be drawn up and applied to certain privately-held, economically significant companies and LLPs.

16 December 2016

Marketing and other communications with clients under MiFID II

We examine changes to the requirements regarding client communications (including marketing) under MiFID II.

14 December 2016

“He said, she said”: one person's word against another in disciplinary investigations

Recent caselaw sheds light on how to investigate allegations which pit one person's word against another's.

13 December 2016

Rest breaks and the long hours culture: what must employers do?

EAT confirms that employers have positive duty to arrange for employees' rest breaks.

12 December 2016

Employment aspects of the Autumn Statement

The Autumn Statement 2016: key points for employers.

12 December 2016

FCA proposes tougher rules for retail CFD, FX and spread betting providers

The FCA has published a consultation paper containing proposals to enhance the conduct of business rules for firms providing CFDs to retail clients.

09 December 2016