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Law changes following Brexit enable the FCA to hold Google to account for accepting Scammers online Advertisements

The ever-present scourge of investment fraud currently perpetrated through online platforms presents a growing problem for law enforcement and regulators alike. One significant benefit that Brexit has brought to this situation is that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can now take action against online platforms, whereas previously the EU rules on advertising financial products did not encompass Google and similar platforms.

Employee ownership: getting the best from your trustees

When a business chooses to transition to employee ownership (EO), a trust must be established for the benefit of the employees of the company. The trust becomes the legal owner of the company shares, and the trustees are appointed to the board of that trust. Their role is to protect the interests of the employees as shareholders.

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Gowling WLG advises on £42m solar farm deal

Gowling WLG’s Energy team has advised on a £42m project financing of the 49MW solar farm in Hampshire, one of the largest solar projects in the country. The Eveley Farm solar park is the latest development by Primrose Solar, and will generate enough power to supply the equivalent of 15,000 typical homes and save around 21,500 […]

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