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UK Parliament Votes to Crack down On Anonymous Offshore Companies

On Tuesday, the British parliament voted to add an amendment to the UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill to require 14 overseas territories, among them the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands, to implement public ownership registers by 2020. … Continue reading

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Johnson on Buggery and Parliament, 1533-2017

Paul Johnson, University of York, has published Buggery and Parliament, 1533-2017. Here is the abstract. Over nearly five centuries the UK Parliament, and its earlier incarnations, frequently legislated to ensure the regulation and punishment of buggery, a form of sexual … Continue reading

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Johnson on Buggery and Parliament

Paul Johnson, University of York, has posted Buggery and Parliament, 1533-2017:Over nearly five centuries the UK Parliament, and its earlier incarnations, frequently legislated to ensure the regulation and punishment of buggery, a form of sexual conduct once generally accepted to … Continue reading

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European Parliament non-objection to the delay of IDD’s supplementing Delegated Regulations

The European Parliament has published the text of a resolution confirming their decision to raise no objections to the Commission delegated regulation of 20 December 2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2358 and Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/2359 as regards their date … Continue reading

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Australian Parliament considering new “whistleblowing” laws

In late December 2017, the Australian Government tabled a Bill aimed at improving protection for whistleblowers in the corporate, financial, credit and tax sectors. If passed, the new legislation will result in a range of changes taking effect from 1 … Continue reading

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