Tag Archives: Transparency

Transparency and the ownership of foreign companies – BEIS response to Call for Evidence

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the response to its Call for Evidence on the creation of a register of ownership and control of foreign companies that purchase property in the UK or enter into … Continue reading

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Reporting by extractive companies on government payments – early UK implementation of the EU requirements

Two EU Directives were passed in 2013 which mandate annual reports on payments to governments by companies in the extractive industries. In the UK, the government has confirmed that these provisions will be implemented early and will apply to listed … Continue reading

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New French law to aggregate cash-settled securities for threshold crossing disclosure obligations

On 29 February, the French General Assembly passed a bill, known as the bill for “simplification of the law and facilitation of administrative processes”, which provides for the aggregation of cash-settled securities as part of the calculation of thresholds crossing disclosure … Continue reading

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Filed under Europe, France, JURISDICTIONS, Non-UK regulation