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Complying with new Luxembourg legislation relating to UBOs

Complying with new Luxembourg legislation relating to UBOs

By | 20 Feb 2019

The new Luxembourg law of 13 January 2019, and related grand ducal regulation of 15 February, established a register of ultimate beneficial owners (UBOs), known as the RBE.

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Will you be ready for Strong Customer Authentication in online payments?

Will you be ready for Strong Customer Authentication in online payments?

By | 19 Feb 2019

As the e-commerce world continues to evolve, retailers are facing challenges about online payment security, both in dealing with their banks and under the latest EU payments laws coming into force in September this year.

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Charity Update - 13 February 2019

Charity Update - 13 February 2019

By and | 13 Feb 2019

Our Charity Update provides the latest tax news and developments

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The Tesco Three – What went wrong? What lessons can we learn?

The Tesco Three – What went wrong? What lessons can we learn?

By and | 12 Feb 2019

We first became aware of problems at Tesco Plc (Tesco) and its subsidiary Tesco Stores Limited (Tesco Stores), on 22 September 2014 when Tesco announced that it had overstated its expected profits for the half year to 23 August 2014 by an estimated £250m.

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CSDR and Settlement Fails

CSDR and Settlement Fails

By , , and | 08 Feb 2019

The Central Securities Depositories Regulation (the "CSDR") came into effect on 17 September 2014 and will complete the EU regulatory framework for financial market infrastructure. Amongst other things, the CSDR provides a regulatory framework for the safe, efficient and smooth settlement of transactions in financial instruments carried out in the EU, including by requiring trading venues and investment firms established in the EU to implement measures to prevent and address failures in settlement processes. These measures apply from 13 September 2020.

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Preparing for Strong Customer Authentication and Open Banking (with or without Brexit)

Preparing for Strong Customer Authentication and Open Banking (with or without Brexit)

By | 07 Feb 2019

From September 2019, payment services players need to comply with the regulatory technical standards for strong customer authentication (SCA) and secure open standards of communication (RTS), issued under the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the UK Payment Services Regulations (PSR).

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Bundeskartellamt untersagt Facebook die Zusammenführung von Nutzerdaten aus verschiedenen Quellen

Bundeskartellamt untersagt Facebook die Zusammenführung von Nutzerdaten aus verschiedenen Quellen

By | 07 Feb 2019

Das Bundeskartellamt hat Facebook Beschränkungen bei der Verarbeitung von Nutzerdaten auferlegt

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La Cour d'appel d'Amiens rend un arrêt par lequel elle condamne un fabricant de chaussettes pour des pratiques d'espionnage informatique sur le fondement de la concurrence déloyale

La Cour d'appel d'Amiens rend un arrêt par lequel elle condamne un fabricant de chaussettes pour des pratiques d'espionnage informatique sur le fondement de la concurrence déloyale

By , and | 06 Feb 2019

Le 31 janvier dernier, la Cour d'appel d'Amiens a rendu un arrêt par lequel elle condamne le fabricant de chaussettes Kindy à payer à son concurrent, la société Tricotage des Vosges (TDV), des dommages et intérêts de plus d'un million d'euros pour des faits de parasitisme commercial du fait du détournement et de l'exploitation d'informations confidentielles relevant du secret des affaires, infirmant ainsi le jugement qui avait été rendu, le 19 janvier 2017, par le Tribunal de commerce de Beauvais.