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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,...
Introduction to Franchising

Introduction to Franchising

Introduction to Franchising Business franchising involves an established business (known as the franchisor) allowing a third party (known as the franchisee), to trade as their own businesses under the franchisor’s brand. This licence is usually granted on the...
Minimum Legal Age of Marriage

Minimum Legal Age of Marriage

Minimum Legal Age of Marriage Divorce & Family Law There has been a lot of media coverage recently, regarding the government’s pledge to raise the minimum legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales. Presently it is possible for 16 and 17-year-olds to...
What is the Court of Protection?

What is the Court of Protection?

What is the Court of Protection? Court of Protection The Court of Protection is a specialist branch of the Family Division of the High Court. It is based in London but there are various ‘hubs’ around the country. It deals with decisions or actions taken under the...
The Importance of Corporate Powers of Attorney

The Importance of Corporate Powers of Attorney

The Importance of Corporate Powers of Attorney Corporate Law Lasting Powers of Attorney Decision making within a company is usually carried out by the company’s board of directors (and sometimes the shareholders, where required). But what would happen if a director or...
Family dispute – have you been left out of a family Will?

Family dispute – have you been left out of a family Will?

Family dispute – have you been left out of a family Will? Have you been cut out of your parents Will or your partner’s Will when you expected to receive something? Maybe your siblings who are better off financially than you have inherited all of your parent’s...