On 25 May 2019 the GDPR celebrated its one year in effect anniversary. In this article we will reflect on what we have learnt over the past year.
DWF has advised investment bank, Canaccord Genuity Limited, in its capacity as sole bookrunner and nominated adviser to online shopping experience specialist Attraqt Group plc (AIM: ATQT) on a conditional placing to raise £17.1 million.
Introduced at the end of 2017, the Criminal Finances Act created two new strict liability corporate criminal offences, both targeted at the prevention of the criminal faclilitation of tax evasion. After somewhat of a 'soft landing' in terms of enforcement we ask: where are we now? What should businesses be doing to protect themselves? What comes next?
The CMA has recently confirmed its approach towards holding directors personally responsible for their companies' competition law breaches.
DWF in Australia has announced the appointment of Cameron McKenzie as Principal Lawyer in its expanding national litigation team.
DWF's Debt Capital Markets team has advised Neutral Capital Finance PLC in its capacity as issuer of a green US$50m medium term note Eurobond programme.
A familiar gripe we hear from financial services firms is (often justifiably) the expression of outrage about an Ombudsman's decision. With the expanded FOS jurisdiction and the increase to the potential FOS compensation award to £350,000, we expect to hear these gripes a little more often and a lot louder in the future.
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