Register of Overseas Entities

As part of the Government's desire to improve transparency and stop foreign criminals using UK property to launder money, anonymous foreign owners of UK properties are now required to reveal their identities.  The Register of Overseas Entities (ROE) (as implemented by The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the ECTEA) came into force on [...]

By |2022-08-07T10:48:04+01:00August 2nd, 2022|Anti-Money Laundering, Financial and Economic Crime, International, News, Risk Management|Comments Off on Register of Overseas Entities

Data Protection Legislation – Adequate or not?

When the UK left the EU on 31st December 2020 they became a “third country” under EU data protection legislation.  By virtue of the EU-UK Trade & Co-operation Agreement transfers of data from the EU to the UK are unaffected until 30th June 2021 (at the latest) but what is the position after that? If [...]

By |2022-08-07T11:05:01+01:00April 1st, 2021|Data Protection, News|Comments Off on Data Protection Legislation – Adequate or not?

Subject Access Requests – Stopping the Clock

In October the Information Commissioner’s Office published updated guidance on data subject access requests.  It is now possible to “stop the clock” on the 30 day deadline to respond in circumstances where clarification is sought as to the extent of the subject access request.  This will be welcome news for data controllers who, following the [...]

By |2022-08-07T19:02:22+01:00November 15th, 2020|Data Protection, News|Comments Off on Subject Access Requests – Stopping the Clock
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