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Hudson McKenzie listed in UK Investment Support Directory

We are delighted to be listed in the UK Investment Support Directory which has been launched yesterday. The Directory is a smart, new digital tool which promotes private sector expertise in the UK to investors across the globe. To coincide with this launch, the Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart stated- Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart

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UK Government urged to increase AML checks

The Treasury Committee recently reported that the necessity for the accuracy of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checking is vital.

Will Brexit increase cross-border crime in UK?

As a ‘No Deal’ Scenario is now becoming probable, will this ultimately lead to an increase in crime in the UK due to lack of Cross-Border crime protection?

Brexit & UK Data Protection law: What happens if there’s a ‘No deal’?

The UK Government has recently outlined how the UK Data Protection law currently in place will be impacted if the UK leaves the EU with a ‘No Deal’ status.

Brexit & the Environmental blunder

To what extent will Brexit also impact the world on a more global scale, for instance the environment?

What is a Conflict of Interest?

A case may be put to a standstill if there is a ‘Conflict of Interest’ (COI), so what exactly is this?

Revised Corporate Governance now implemented

A revised UK Corporate Governance Code (CGC) will come into force for the accounting periods.

How successful has GDPR been?

It’s nearly one year since GDPR was enacted within the UK, so how successful has it been in its implementation?

Historical Fraud Trial begins

A historical fraud trial begins this week involving four senior bankers at Barclays, including the former CEO – John Varley.

New ‘Geo-Blocking’ Regulation to come into effect

From 3rd December 2018, all businesses within the EU must comply with the EU Geo-Blocking Regulation.

Cyber-attacks target law firms

How can businesses, such as law firms, protect themselves from potential technological threats?

What is the latest revised UK Corporate Governance Code?

A revised ‘UK Corporate Governance Code’ has recently been released by the FRC.

New Foreign Investment Regime in UK

The UK government recently published a proposal regarding the regulation of foreign investment and national security.

The winds are changing for the U.K. corporate governance system.

Last week, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy published the U.K government response to the recent green paper consultation, regarding corporate governance.

The importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – How far is it maintained?

As globalisation increases, so does the pressure to maintain Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to a high level within all corporate sectors – especially within the legal profession.