Carillion – what happens next with contracts?

Following the announcement that Carillion have commenced a compulsory liquidation process this morning, Lee Causer, Partner and construction industry specialist says: “The collapse of Carillion will be hugely disruptive for the construction industry, both for customers and suppliers, as well as creating particular angst for employees who clearly face a great deal of uncertainty at this time.”

Do you need a DPO?

With the constant discussion currently around the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) or data compliance officer (DCO) has never been so much in the public eye than lately. With less than six months until implementation of GDPR, organisations need to start assessing their possible requirement for a DPO.

PRIIPS and MiFID II: Cost and charges considerations

Two key pieces of regulation that impact how firms demonstrate transparency to clients when interacting with them throughout the lifecycle of a relationship, went live this week: Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) Regulation and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).