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It is not clear when the Cabinet Office envisages that the new regulations will become law, but the fact that they are dated 2015 suggests it will be sooner rather than later.
On 29 May 2014, the Pension Protection Fund published ‘Consultation on the second PPF Levy Triennium — 2015–16 to 2017–18’.
The government is seeking views on implementing enhanced powers to ensure the continuity of the supply of essential services to insolvent businesses and individuals.
Consumer Contracts Regulations download
The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force on 13 June 2014.
The CMA is consulting on a provisional decision to refer the market for the supply of retail banking services to PCA customers and to SMEs for a phase II market investigation.
Is an agreement to have ‘friendly discussions’ before going to arbitration or litigation enforceable? (It can be...) download
In Emirates Trading Agency v Prime Mineral Exports, the court had to examine the dispute resolution procedures agreed by the parties in their contract.
In Kruppa v Benedetti & Anor, the claimant started court proceedings but the defendant argued there was a valid agreement to arbitrate.
The FCA has published the above consultation paper, which sets out its intended approach to the implementation of a price cap for high-cost, short-term credit.
This briefing discusses Rule 9.1 of the Takeover Code.
A corporate sale and purchase agreement will typically contain provision for the service of notices.
The government was consulting on proposals to relax the administrative burden for companies, and has now published its responses to the consultation.
Enhancing corporate transparency download
The government has published its response to its consultation paper and indicated that it intends to continue with the bulk of its proposals to enhance corporate transparency.
The new provisions regarding controlling shareholders are set out primarily in Listing Rule 6, which sets out requirements where the company has a ‘controlling shareholder’.
An unnamed AIM company has been privately censured and fined £90,000 by the AIM Executive Panel.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has published its recommended best practice in relation to lock-up agreements.
Foresight is an easy-to-use legal calendar that outlines major cases, government policy and forthcoming legislation right through to 2017.
Since the current UK government was formed in 2010, it has been keen to promote industrial and provident societies and mutuals as part of the diversity of the UK economy.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its strategic plan for April 2014 to March 2017.
The Sentencing Council has published its definitive guideline for the sentencing of environmental offences.
In a recent decision, the European Commission confirmed that investors can be found liable where they exercise ‘decisive influence’ over a company and its decisions.