The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has announced measures to require banks to give longer notice and explain reasons for closing accounts. Our Commercial Disputes team share their thoughts on the proposed legislative changes.
The Court of Appeal's decision to allow this case to be brought on an opt-out basis is significant, paving the way for more class actions to be brought.
Head of Dispute Resolution Robin Henry and Associate Abbie Coleman comment on the new consumer duty which came into force on 31 July 2023.
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CB Comply: Data protection training
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CB Checkpoint: Optimising your key business documentation, policies & procedures.
There are a number of key policies, procedures and documents your business should keep up to date, to be both legally protected and in preparation for investment or exit.
Collyer Bristow’s ‘CB Checkpoint’ team will give your business a full check-over, reviewing your key documentation and advising on any changes that are suggested or required. We will deliver a full report of our findings and offer support, should you need it, to ensure legal protection for your business, its assets, and ultimately its reputation.
CB Comply: Data protection training
Collyer Bristow’s Data Privacy team offers live, interactive, engaging and practical training sessions on a variety of privacy-related topics.
Navigating your Business through conflict.
We work with clients across a vast range of industries supporting them through the full range of disputes. We provide dynamic and tailored strategies to get them back on track and focused on the day-to-day activities required for success.
Support for the day to day, support for the complex.
Tailored support for wealth individuals and families.
CB Clarity: Pre and post nuptial agreement services
The purpose of a nuptial agreement is to agree a fair financial settlement between a couple in the event they get divorced/the civil partnership is dissolved, and it seeks to protect any pre- acquired assets such as inheritance, businesses or property and also seeks to deal with any future inheritance. Put simply, pre and post- nuptial agreements help to provide security, clarity and certainty in the future, for both parties.
CB Entrust: The personalised will writing service from Collyer Bristow
CB Entrust is not an off the shelf will such as those available on the high street, but a fixed price expert approach to writing one of the most significant documents of your life.
Helping those in the financial sector respond rapidly to market changes.
Our multi-disciplinary team provides a seamless service to businesses and individuals operating in the financial sector. Our work ranges from corporate finance, lending, and restructuring, to funding, regulation, high-value banking litigation and complex claims against financial institutions.
A lifetime gift is any gift that you make, without strings, during your lifetime.
In the UK, there are strict rules around gifting to stop people from avoiding IHT by giving away their possessions as gifts before they die.
The digitalisation of our everyday lives
All of us have at least part of our lives online and in digital assets such as emails, social media profiles, cryptocurrency and online bank accounts, to name just a few. The law recognises that digital assets can be owned. However, there is no consistency between assets and you may find that some of your most valuable assets are mere licences to use a third-party provider’s service. This has significant consequences when attempting to access, manage and transfer digital assets after death.
Flexible working is the future of the workplace.
As well as the obvious benefits to both employers and employees of continuing to combine working from home with going into the office and more flexible hours, there are employment law and other legal implications that employers will need to consider. Each organisation’s requirements will be slightly different.
Supporting businesses in digital transformation.
The metaverse. Artificial intelligence. E-sports. Cryptocurrency. Traditional business models and industries have either been or are being disrupted by digital innovation, paving the way for new opportunities and changing “the way that things are done.”
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