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Latest Legal News

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Planning Ahead Best For Secure Digital Legacy

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The New PSC Register And Scottish Limited Partnerships – Whose Details Need To Be Disclosed?

Lila Gailling

The Register of People with Significant Control (“PSC register”) 

Beginning 6 April 2016, the Government is requiring companies and LLPs to keep a new register listing details of those people who control them.  These new rules stem from the Government’s commitment at the G8 summit in 2013 to enhance corporate transparency and tackle the misuse of companies.  

Limited partnerships will not be required to maintain a PSC register.

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Should Schools Ban Tackling In Rugby?

Ashok Rebello

This week a group of more than 70 doctors, health and sports experts wrote an open letter to ministers calling for a ban on tacking in rugby in schools, with non-contact forms of rugby being played instead. They cite the increased risk of injuries “which include fractures, ligamentous tears, dislocated shoulders, spinal injuries and head injuries can have short-term, lifelong and life-ending consequences for children.”

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