Many US firms are unaware the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law will apply to them, despite the heavy penalties of a fine of up to $23,773,000, or four per cent of the company's annual global turnover if they fail to comply. John Hayes explains why US business will need to gear up.
Earlier in 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper on its proposals to extend the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) to all firms regulated by the FCA in 2018. John Hayes explains all you need to know about the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
In the wake of the financial crisis in 2008, the financial services sector saw wave after wave of high profile whistleblowing scandals hit the headlines.
Caroline Glacken of Constantine Law comments on some of the implications of the Senior Manager and Certification Regime for employment processes.
At the recent Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) conference, the update on the Senior Manager and Certification Regime raised some interesting practical issues for disciplinary and capability processes.