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FCA consults on CRD IV: Are you an IFPRU or BIPRU firm?

Proposed changes to the FCA Handbook as published by the FCA in its consultation paper published on 31 July 2013.
The French Data Protection Authority gets new online investigation powers

Amends to the French Data Protection Act grants the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, new powers to conduct online inspections.

Clamping down on "front" directors in the UK

The UK government has issued proposals on corporate transparency and trust following a consultation process

The Sentencing Council's Definitive Guideline for Environmental Offences: what are the implications?

Higher penalties for environmental offences are likely following the Sentencing Council’s publication of a new Guideline.

IPO lock-up periods - doing time the ABI way

The ABI has issued new guidelines on IPO "lock-up agreements", which will force companies and their banks to be clearer on how long insiders will be restricted from selling their shares post IPO.

Blowing the whistle on bribery

Allegations about bribery in Indonesia have hit Rolls Royce, the English car maker, hard.

If it’s any consolation

President Obama’s recent call to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 over the next three years is making the headlines.

The marital bed – Christian hotel owners wrong to refuse gay couple

Similar to the US, both employees and members of the public can bring discrimination claims against businesses.

$1.83 billion equal pay debt

The UK's biggest city council, Birmingham City Council (“BCC”), has a whooping $1.83 billion bill, after settling equal pay claims with about 11,000 female staff.

Gambling Commission publishes Part 1 of its proposed amendments to LCCP

The Gambling Commission has issued the first tranche of amendments to the LCCP, with further changes due to be announced at the end of April.

European Commission takes steps to ensure compliance of national gambling laws with EU Rules

The European Commission is engaging with a number of Member States to ensure that their national gambling laws are compliant with EU law.

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