Legislation / Legal (Archive)

IPCC:  Investigation under way into death in custody in Chesterfield – (IPCC:  Investigation into complaint of assault by a Derbyshire officer concludes)

HMIC:  South Wales Police carries out its duty to protect children well in a number of areas, however inspectors found concerning examples where its service fell short – (MoD:  HMIC Inspection of Royal Military Police Report)

HMRC:  Offshore tax evaders to face tough new criminal sanctions

Financial Conduct Authority publishes new referral criteria for enforcement investigations – (FCA publishes final guidance on concurrent competition powers)

CMA:  Car rental customers set to drive off with better deals – (CMA:  Eye surgeons’ membership organisation fined £500,000 ~ CMA launches reviews of old market remedies ~ CMA welcomes CAT judgment on Ryanair and moves to approve shareholding sale ~ Mergers: EC approves acquisition of Aer Lingus by IAG, subject to conditions ~ CMA recommends changes to help shoppers in supermarkets ~ CMA consults on possibilities for greater competition in passenger rail ~ CMA:  Rendering merger faces in-depth investigation unless undertakings offered)

FRC feedback statement on Joint Forum on Actuarial Regulation: A risk perspective – (FRC:  UK responds to EC’'s Recommendation on the quality of corporate governance reporting ('comply or explain') ~ FRC:  New accounting standards offer simplification for micro-entities & small entities ~ FRC:  A new framework for Technical Actuarial Standards)

FSCS pays out £327m in compensation to consumers’ SIPP-related claims in 2014/15 increase

Companies House:  The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act is here

CCWater responds to CMA findings on Bristol Water appeal ~ Bristol Water prices set to fall after CMA ruling

WAG:  Landmark Bill paves the way for first Welsh taxes in 800 years ~ Tax Collection & Management (Wales) Bill ~ Article by National Assembly for Wales Research Service ~ WAG:  Rent Smart Wales - Countdown begins to new landlord registration & licensing scheme)

Law Commission:  Strengthening relationships with Welsh Ministers

Land Registry:  Customers now receive more application results online

BIS:  New legislation to make strike laws fair for working people ~ Trade Union Bill will shift the balance of power in the workplace, warns TUC

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