Archive for August, 2016

Matthew Jacobs

General Counsel at Black Duck Software...

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Mark Maurice Jones

General Counsel at Nestlé UK & Ireland...

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Brexit: A Conclusive Legal Summary

Though a definitive decision has been made on whether to leave the EU, the UK’s political and economic future is still very uncertain, and while there are many questions, there are far fewer answers. The pound has fallen 10% as of the 24th June, the day after the vote, and it is expected to take a deeper hit in the weeks to follow. Economically, buying goods and services from businesses outside of the UK is expe...

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Global Tax Disclosure: A Question of Morality or Risk Management?

In light of the recent Panama Papers scandal, governments and financial institutions worldwide have upped anti-corruption on their priority lists. The European Union subsequently announced that it would be moving to clamp down on tax minimization and avoidance, and has put together an action plan towards combatting a lack of transparency from corporations and their financial/tax declarations. The UK also hosted a glo...

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Investigatory Powers Bill: Security Vs Privacy

The UK government is soon to introduce the Investigatory Powers Bill with the intention of cracking down on legal transparency, but while the Human Rights Committee deems this a “significant step forward,” it states that there is a need for more safeguards. UK MPs and their peers have stated that the collection of personal data on a large scale is not “inherently incompatible” with privacy laws. Civil libe...

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