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...
BA Data Breach: a post-GDPR fallout following personal data breaches

BA Data Breach: a post-GDPR fallout following personal data breaches

British Airways is the latest major company to suffer a major data breach which resulted in customers’ personal and financial details being stolen.  In what was described as a “sophisticated” breach of its website, BA has been swift to assure that those affected will...