The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published its new 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code (2018 Code) on July 16, 2018, together with revised Guidance on Board Effectiveness (guidance) which supplements the 2018 Code by suggesting good practice to assist companies in applying the 2018 Code's Principles and reporting on that application.
July 18, 2018
European organisations have been preparing for some time to comply with the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all organisations in the EU.
May 16, 2018
The recent decision by Unilever to relocate its new unified headquarters to the Netherlands has indicated how far governments are going to attract multinationals to their country.
April 27, 2018
No need to prove acquired distinctiveness of a mark in every Member State but extrapolation of quantitatively sufficient data obtained in other Member States to cover Member States without quantitatively sufficient data needs proper basis, says the Advocate General in the case concerning Kit Kat 4 fingers shape EU Trade Mark application.
The GDPR will apply with direct effect in all European Union (EU) Member States from 25 May 2018.
February 12, 2018
Given the complexity of modern healthcare systems, it is perhaps no surprise that the potential applications of blockchain technology which, to date, have been best publicised in the financial services sector, are only now becoming apparent in the life sciences and healthcare sectors.
May 19, 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) produces guidance in a number of forms including technology appraisals.
March 24, 2017
In the European Union (EU), inspections of medicines manufacturing sites are carried out by national competent authorities from EU Member States. Each year, EU competent authorities and the US Food and Drug Administration inspect many manufacturing sites in the EU, US and elsewhere in the world, to ensure compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
March 13, 2017
NHS England has published new guidelines on managing conflicts of interest. The guidance will come into force on 1 June 2017.
March 02, 2017
On February 2, 2017, the Government published a White Paper on its plan for exiting and achieving a new partnership with the EU.
February 07, 2017
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