China recently launched its most liberal and independent exchange for tech firms, called “Star market” that will allow tech firms and start-ups to have the opportunity to list without seeking approval from the government regulator.
The risks and sanctions for company directors who breach competition law have never been greater. This is now the case after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released new guidance promising to ramp up its use of a statutory power to investigate and disqualify directors.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) recently announced that it has developed a new service called BCLP Cubed that combines “complex legal advice, volume legal services and operations support,” which will be launched in September.
Following a six-year criminal investigation into fraud and false accounting, one of The Big Four, Deloitte, has been given a £4.2m fine by the accounting watchdog FRC for their misconduct of audits of outsourcing giant Serco’s Geografix (SGL) division.