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Disclosure and transparency in private equity

The Private Equity Reporting Group has refreshed its good practice reporting guidance for the larger private equity portfolio companies with revised examples of good practice to assist with compliance.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 23 March 2017 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act

Leniency is not enough! The new anonymous whistleblower tool

On 16 March 2017, the European Commission (Commission) introduced its new tool allowing individuals to anonymously alert the Commission about secret anticompetitive practices.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 March 2017 | Practice Area: Competition

The new duty of vigilance in France

The new French law on the duty of vigilance imposes new obligations on companies to prevent human rights, health and environmental disasters with prohibitive fines in case of non-compliance.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 17 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

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Six FinTech predictions for 2017

As the FinTech sector starts to mature, it is increasingly hard to tell what is next for the industry. This article highlights some top predictions.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 13 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

What do recent trends in PRA fines show us about its enforcement policy?

This Client Alert looks at the enforcement activity of the PRA since its establishment to better understand its enforcement policy.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 08 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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Regulators prepare for innovation in distributed ledger technology

Regulators across the globe are considering how existing regulations may accommodate the development of new distributed ledger technologies (also known as “blockchain”).

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 06 March 2017 | Practice Area: Information Technology

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Gender pay gap reporting – Your questions answered

With gender pay gap reporting obligations about to come into force, this briefing sets out answers to some frequently asked questions on the topic.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 02 March 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Top 10 tips – contractual audits

Audit provisions are important clauses which warrant careful consideration. This briefing takes a closer look.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 28 February 2017 | Practice Area: Contract Law

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Phishing in the insurance coverage gap

Many companies that have both commercial crime and cyberliability insurance policies are learning, to their surprise, that they may not be fully covered if their employees fall for social engineering scams.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 22 February 2017 | Practice Area: Reinsurance and Underwriting

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Artificial intelligence: transforming the way we create and consume content

Artificial intelligence is experiencing rapid growth, evident from last year’s record levels of investment in this industry.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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