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The Effect of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive on the PSC Register Requirements

The register of people with significant control (the “PSC register”) was introduced by the British government in April 2016.  It was designed, amid concerns of corporate transparency, to ensure that individuals who ultimately own and/or control a company (i.e. behind […]

The Way Of The FCA

The Way Of The Financial Conduct Authority

People who have read Ayn Rand’s classic ode to capitalism Atlas Shrugged tend to fall into two camps – those who think it is a prediction of dystopian horror that the world could face if corporations are not kept under […]

Keeping Your House In Order – UK Company Filing Duties

Keeping Your House In Order – UK Company Filing Duties

Keeping Your House In Order – UK Company Filing Duties There is no doubt that the UK has a simple and straightforward process for setting up a company. According to current World Bank economy rankings, the UK is the 7th […]

Countdown to GDPR – is your business ready?


The clock is counting down towards the biggest overhaul of EU data protection legislation for decades.  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)[1] comes into force on 25 May 2018 shredding the current legislation and carrying substantial penalties for non-compliance.  Is your business […]

Not In My Name! Trademarking Names, Words and Phrases

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Trademarking – What do President Donald Trump, Cheryl, Beyonce and Jay Z and a 9/11 hero widow have in common? They have all successfully trademarked a name, word or phrase. United States President-elect, Donald Trump has registered the phrase, make […]

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