Brexit Update – State Aid

Although the rapid spread of COVID-19 has launched the UK into uncertain and unprecedented times, the UK’s future relationship with the EU is still being actively negotiated. The European Commission published a draft “Agreement on the New Partnership with the United Kingdom” (the Agreement) on 18 March 2020. The Agreement sets out terms on which…

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Compete don’t cheat – make sure you’re on the right side of competition law

On 26th February 2020, the Competition and Markets Authority (‘CMA’) launched its ‘Cheating or Competing Campaign’, which targets a multitude of sectors, placing particular emphasis on construction companies, which are no strangers to action by the CMA. The aim of the campaign is to increase awareness of anti-competitive practices amongst businesses in addition to highlighting…

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Changes in the PSC regime for companies and limited liability partnerships

Changes to the register of people with significant control (PSC) regime came into force on 26 June 2017.  Whilst the changes had been expected for some time, they were not confirmed until 23 June 2017 when the relevant legislation and guidance was published. The main change for companies and limited liability partnerships already operating under…

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