Scottish Government consultation on the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Act 2023 - Insolvency Consultation.
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Scottish Government consultation on the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Act 2023 - Claims and Categories Consultation
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Scottish Law Commission Discussion Paper (No. 175) on Heitable Securities: Non-monetary securities and sub-securities. This is the third Discussion Paper in the SLC project on Heritable Securities. It covers two issues arising in this area of the law, namely security in respect of non-monetary obligations,and sub-security arrangements.
Department for Business and Trade working with the Financial Reporting Council – Smarter Regulation non-financial reporting review: Call for Evidence. This review concerned the non financial reportinhg requirements UK companies need to comply with to produce their annual report.
The call for proposals is intended to help determine what additional metrics it is most appropriate for the regulators to publish, in order to ensure that reporting on the new secondary objectives is sufficient to support scrutiny of the regulators’ work in embedding and advancing their new objectives.
The UK Government held a consultation proposing the implementation into UK law of two “model laws” adopted by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (“UNCITRAL), further developing the international framework for the management of cross-border insolvencies.
- Our Banking, Company and Insolvency, Intellectual Property Law, Obligations Law and Consumer Law sub-committees welcomed the opportunity to respond to the call for evidence on the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill from the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee, Read our response.
This Scottish Parliament consultation from the Finance and Public Administration Committee sought written evidence on the estimated financial implications of the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill.
- Read our Banking, Company and Insolvency Law sub-committee's response to the Scottish Parliament Finance and Public Administration Committee Calls for Views on the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: Financial Memorandum
Scottish Government’s Digital Assets in Scots Private Law consultation.
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The Department for Work and Pensions issued a consultation seeking views on the policy proposals on Paris alignment reporting, accompanying draft regulations and statutory guidance, and draft statutory/non-statutory guidance explaining DWP’s expectations on Implementation Statement reporting and the Statement of Investment Principles.
The National Security and Investment Act 2021 enables the UK Government to screen, and if necessary intervene in, acquisitions of control over qualifying entities and assets in or closely linked to the UK. Before the Secretary of State can use the power to call in acquisitions, the Act requires the Secretary of State to publish a statement which sets out how the power will be used.
This consultation seeks views on the draft statement.
This consultation seeks views on proposals to mandate climate-related financial disclosures by publicly quoted companies, large private companies and Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs). To support our transition to net zero, the Government considers it important to ensure that companies with a material economic or environmental impact or exposure assess, disclose and ultimately take actions against climate-related risks and opportunities.
BEIS and Companies House issued a consultation on Corporate transparency and register reform: implementing the ban on corporate directors
The consultation seeks to understand the extent to which there is uncertainty over the continued application of a critical benchmark to contracts where the FCA has exercised its power to direct a change in how the benchmark is determined under the Benchmarks Regulation, and the risk of associated litigation.
BEIS and Companies House issued a consultation on Corporate transparency and register reform: powers of the registrar
The UKG has published its Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review Phase II Consultation.
- Read our response (February 2021)
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a consultation on the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill which proposes the introduction of a register of the beneficial owners of overseas legal entities that own land in the UK.
The UK Government Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a consultation to seek views on a beneficial ownership register to increase the transparency of overseas investment in property and public contracts.
The UK Government Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has issued a call for evidence on the limited partnerships framework. Specifically, they are seeking views on: the possible reasons why registration of limited partnerships in Scotland has increased; the value limited partnerships bring to the UK economy as a whole; and how the wider limited partnership framework operates and whether any changes need to be made.