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EU-US Privacy Shield rejected

In March 2016, the EU Commission issued a draft decision stating that the Privacy Shield agreement negotiated between US officials and the EU Commission in January 2016, as a replacement for the former Safe Harbor agreement, offered adequate protection for EU citizens’ personal data transferred to and processed in the US. […]

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Directors’ remuneration: FRC publishes revisions to UK Corporate Governance Code

The Financial Reporting Council published final revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code which applies to UK listed companies for accounting periods starting on or after 1 October 2014. […]

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Compensation & Benefits: Government issues concession on childcare vouchers, “not a U turn”

In our previous newsletter, we reported that the Government was planning to remove the existing tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) exemptions on childcare vouchers (see link to article in Resources below) from 2011. […]

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Compensation & Benefits: FRC issues final report on corporate governance and commences consultations on draft revised Combined Code and a new stewardship code

Current Combined Code is “broadly fit for purpose”. […]

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Compensation & Benefits: Corporate Governance – what now for listed non-financial services companies?

Following the global banking crisis, much has been detailed in the press regarding corporate governance for banks and financial institutions. […]

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