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Natwest fined £264 million for money laundering offences

Natwest fined £264 million for money laundering offences

Natwest fined £264 million for money laundering offences On 13 December 2021, NatWest was fined £264 million for breaches of the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR 2007). As the first criminal conviction and the FCA’s first criminal prosecution under the MLR 2007,...
Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens)

Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens)

Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) What is an NFT? This podcast discusses NFTs and the issues that arise from ownership of non-fungible tokens which are cryptographic tools based on digital ledgers such as blockchain. The Legal Room UK ·...
The significance of “all reasonable endeavours” clauses

The significance of “all reasonable endeavours” clauses

The significance of “all reasonable endeavours” clauses Contractual obligations are normally absolute and failure to fulfil an obligation will be a breach of contract. Endeavours clauses are therefore used when a party is only prepared to “try” to fulfil...
What is a franchise Operations Manual?

What is a franchise Operations Manual?

What is a franchise Operations Manual? Entering into a franchise agreement can provide a quick route to profitability for a new business owner. For an insight into the key advantages of franchising, please see our ‘Introduction to Franchising’ article...
Selling goods to consumers: some key points

Selling goods to consumers: some key points

Selling goods to consumers: some key points English consumer protection law aims to give consumers rights and remedies in respect of what they buy to create a level playing field between businesses and consumers. It is important to make sure that you are aware of the...