LOOMING UK FOREIGN INFLUENCE REGISTRATION SCHEME – BEWARE OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

    Concerns grow that foreign influence policy is misdirected, bureaucratic and risks deterring benign engagement and investment The UK’s proposed Foreign Influence Registration Scheme is part of a wider package of measures to revamp domestic espionage laws, in this instance via new obligations for a wide range of businesses, across all sectors, and others with international … Read more

    What you need to know about the Edinburgh Reforms

    The post below was first published on our FSR and Corporate Crime notes blog: The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a set of reforms which, in tandem with the Financial Services and Markets Bill, the government hopes will drive growth and competitiveness in the financial services sector. The Chancellor has made a written statement to Parliament on the measures … Read more

    Energy Prices Act 2022—need for secondary legislation

    Energy analysis: The Energy Prices Act (the Act), introduced as a Bill to Parliament on 12 October 2022, was passed into law on 25 October 2022. Originally introduced as part of the former Prime Minister, Liz Truss’s, mini-budget, this emergency legislation includes a series of measures addressing the current energy crisis. This analysis was first … Read more