Posts Categorized: Corporate – U.K.

EU General Data Protection Regulation To Go Into Force

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) is scheduled to go into force on May 25, 2018.  The GDPR replaces existing data protection laws throughout the EU, and tightens the requirements that apply to businesses that collect and use personal data.  While a full understanding of the GDPR is beyond the scope of this… Read more »

U.K. May Propose Register of Non-U.K. Companies

On April 5, 2017, the U.K. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy issued a call for evidence for a register in Companies House of non-U.K. companies that own or buy property in the United Kingdom or that participate in U.K. government procurement.  Responses are due by May 15, 2017.  A register of foreign companies… Read more »

New Law on Private Fund Limited Partnerships in the U.K.

On April 6, 2017, the Legislative Reform (Private Fund Limited Partnerships) Order 2017 (the “Order”) went into affect, amending the U.K. Limited Partnerships Act.  The Order creates a new category of limited partnership, the private fund limited partnership (the “PFLP”).  A PFLP application must include confirmation by the general partner that the “private fund conditions”… Read more »