Persons with Significant Control: tighter enforcement on the horizon

Persons with Significant Control: tighter enforcement on the horizon

Now that businesses are (or should be!) familiar with the ‘persons with significant control’ (PSC) disclosure rules, which came into force in April 2016, Companies House is stepping up its enforcement of the rules.  It will also make its communications and guidance on...
Corporate Governance for Large Companies: The Wates Principles

Corporate Governance for Large Companies: The Wates Principles

A public consultation published by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has set out proposed new corporate governance and reporting principles for large private companies in the UK.  New reporting requirements will apply to financial years beginning 1 January 2019...
Ridding the Internet of Terrorist Content: EC proposes new laws

Ridding the Internet of Terrorist Content: EC proposes new laws

The crackdown on terrorism continues, with the European Commission turning its focus firmly on internet service providers (ISPs).  The EC has announced proposed new legislation to ensure terrorist content online is removed within an hour of it being flagged up. The EC...
Multiple Cennox projects for Herrington Carmichael

Multiple Cennox projects for Herrington Carmichael

Herrington Carmichael has worked on multiple projects with industry leader Cennox throughout 2017 and 2018. Cennox is a global supplier of Banking Solutions and the partner of choice for many of the world’s leading banks, financial institutions, commercial operations...
Christian Louboutin Puts his Foot Down and Wins Trade Mark Case

Christian Louboutin Puts his Foot Down and Wins Trade Mark Case

A sign or feature does not consist exclusively of a shape if its main element is a specific colour “designated by an internationally recognised identification code”.  The ECJ has upheld a claim by Christian Louboutin for infringement of its trade mark which sought to...