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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

EU-US Privacy Shield Adopted Today. What Do You Need To Know?

Claire Brady

When the European courts ruled on the inapplicability of Safe Harbor in October 2015, it left many companies all at sea (pardon the pun).

However, following our previous blog the European Commission has now formally adopted the new Privacy Shield agreement, replacing Safe Harbour.

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Burness admin

Planning - Game On

The Scottish Government has today published its response to Empowering Planning to Deliver Great Places, the report by the independent Panel of its game changing review of the Scottish planning system.   The intention of the review was to ensure that planning played a more positive and effective role in creating high quality places by streamlining and improving the system whilst involving local communities in decision making.  The Government’s response indicates that it agrees with the Panel that change is required to make that happen. 

Whilst

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Burness admin

Are You Ready For PSC Changes?

Paul Scullion

Since 6 April 2016, all companies and LLPs are required to create and maintain a register of persons having “significant influence or control” of them (the “PSC Register”).

Ostensibly, the purpose of the register is to improve corporate transparency and help combat tax evasion, money laundering and terrorist financing.

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LChalmers