On 17 June 2020, the European Commission (‘EC') issued a White Paper proposing three new regulatory tools to tackle distortive effects that may be caused by foreign subsidies in the EU...
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On May 7, 2020 the EU Commission published an ambitious and multi-faceted action plan (the "Action Plan") to further strengthen the fight against money-laundering and terrorist financing ("AML-CFT") in Europe.
The European Union's money laundering and terrorist financing ("AML-CFT") framework has recently been subject to major developments, including the entry into force of the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive ("AML 5")...
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Denmark is proposing greater independence and more demanding qualifications for bankers hired to prevent money laundering in an attempt to avoid more Danske Bank-style scandals.
Where contractors identify an issue with a procurement process, they may be tempted to wait until the outcome of the process is known before issuing proceedings.
In our Insight, New Update to the Cabinet Office Outsourcing Playbook: your essential roadmap to the second edition, we flagged the arrival of the second edition of the Cabinet Office's Outsourcing
King & Wood Mallesons
We previously wrote that "Winds of Change" were sweeping across Europe, with both the European Union and its individual Member States
Clyde & Co
The decision in Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Limited addresses a range of important issues, including: (i) design life; (ii) contribution claims...
On June 23, 2020, the UK Government passed a public health emergency statutory instrument which allows the UK Government to scrutinise foreign takeovers that threaten...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The UK government will propose legislation to amend the UK regulatory framework applicable to the LIBOR benchmark.
On June 2, 2020, the Dutch Government ("Government") announced that it plans to apply a proposed comprehensive foreign direct investment ("FDI") screening mechanism retroactively to...
In March the Cabinet Office issued a Procurement Policy Note providing information and guidance to public bodies in relation to the payment of their suppliers.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
The Cabinet Office has issued a new procurement policy note setting out guidance on how the public sector should work with suppliers to move towards long term sustainable public contracts following coronavirus (COVID-19).
The World Economic Forum has published an overview of its project on artificial intelligence (AI) Procurement: AI Procurement in a Box.
n the first of a series of Insights s on the topic, we summarise what is new.
BCL Solicitors LLP
It is well known by now that of the new powers added to the UK's Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) by the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (CFA)...
Clyde & Co
We stand together with our colleagues, clients, and partners globally in condemning the racial injustice that has been highlighted by the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor..
Clyde & Co
We previously examined the key aspects of the United Kingdom's (UK) sanctions policy during the post-Brexit transition period between 31 January 2020 and 31 December 2020. At the end of this period...
On 12 May 2020 the UK belatedly published its statement on cross-border information-sharing within corporate groups (the Statement). This one-page document primarily consists of general acknowledgements of the importance of this ...
Over the last decade or so, EU Member States and other western governments have adopted new and stricter foreign direct investment (FDI) rules, resulting in ever-increasing...