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ThinkHouse Latest brings you news of the latest innovations, legal cases and legislative changes to impact on a wide range of sectors. It is designed to focus on the key challenges for in-house lawyers and current hot topics, of which you can sign up below to receive further updates.

 
   
 
 
   
 

Big Picture for Business 2024: mid-year perspective

2024 began with cautious optimism that the economic cycle would move into a clearer phase of recovery and growth as inflationary pressures began to ease and interest rate cuts beckoned.

That overall direction of travel is unchanged – but the path back to more 'normal' conditions has proved slower and bumpier than markets anticipated (and governments and central banks had hoped).

In our mid-year review of our Big Picture, we look at how the backdrop has changed in the first six months of the year and what to watch out for in the second half of 2024.

Read the report

 
   
 
 
   
 

Failure to prevent fraud – what you need to know about the new offence

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA) introduced a new offence of failure to prevent fraud (FTP Fraud Offence) for large organisations, as part of a wider reform of corporate criminal liability. It applies to individual and group organisations where the organisation is the beneficiary of the fraud, rather than the victim. In this briefing, we look at the FTP Fraud Offence in more detail, what's in scope, the potential penalties, and steps that organisations might take to avoid liability.

Read complete article

 
   
 
 
   
 

Other news from ThinkHouse

When can protecting the "customer experience" infringe competition law?

Court of Appeal confirms trademark infringement and passing off in Lidl V Tesco

 
   
 
 
   
 

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THINKHOUSE Gowling WLG's in-house lawyer community ~token/partner_logo~ THINKHOUSE LATEST ThinkHouse Latest brings you news of the latest innovations, legal cases and legislative changes to impact on a wide range of sectors. It is designed to focus on the key challenges for in-house lawyers and current hot topics, of which you can sign up below to receive further updates. - BIG PICTURE FOR BUSINESS 2024: MID-YEAR PERSPECTIVE 2024 began with cautious optimism that the economic cycle would move into a clearer phase of recovery and growth as inflationary pressures began to ease and interest rate cuts beckoned. That overall direction of travel is unchanged – but the path back to more 'normal' conditions has proved slower and bumpier than markets anticipated (and governments and central banks had hoped). In our mid-year review of our Big Picture, we look at how the backdrop has changed in the first six months of the year and what to watch out for in the second half of 2024. Read the report - FAILURE TO PREVENT FRAUD – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW OFFENCE The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA) introduced a new offence of failure to prevent fraud (FTP Fraud Offence) for large organisations, as part of a wider reform of corporate criminal liability. It applies to individual and group organisations where the organisation is the beneficiary of the fraud, rather than the victim. In this briefing, we look at the FTP Fraud Offence in more detail, what's in scope, the potential penalties, and steps that organisations might take to avoid liability. Read complete article - OTHER NEWS FROM THINKHOUSE When can protecting the "customer experience" infringe competition law? Court of Appeal confirms trademark infringement and passing off in Lidl V Tesco - THINKHOUSE TOPIC SUBMISSION We're keen to ensure our ThinkHouse programme delivers events that educate, support and enable our members, so if there are topics that you would like to suggest we cover please do so here.     +44 (0)370 903 1000   |    [email protected]    Connect on LinkedIn     Connect on X     Connect on Facebook     Follow us on Instagram © 2024 Gowling WLG (UK) LLP. All rights reserved.     |    Legal Information    |    Privacy Statement    |     Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is a member of Gowling WLG, an international law firm which consists of independent and autonomous entities providing services around the world. Our structure is explained in more detail at gowlingwlg.com/legal. This message may contain information of general interest about current legal issues, but does not give legal advice.  - The information in this email is intended only for the named recipient and may be privileged or confidential. If you are not the intended recipient please notify us immediately and do not copy, distribute or take action based on this email. If this email is marked 'personal' Gowling WLG is not liable in any way for its content. E-mails are susceptible to alteration. Gowling WLG shall not be liable for the message if altered, changed or falsified. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is a member of Gowling WLG, an international law firm which consists of independent and autonomous entities providing services around the world. Our structure is explained in more detail at References to 'Gowling WLG' mean one or more members of Gowling WLG International Limited and /or any of their affiliated businesses as the context requires. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is registered in England and Wales as a Limited Liability Partnership, Registered No. OC304378. Registered Office: 4 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2AU. Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (www.sra.org.uk) (SRA number 382961). A list of members of Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is open to inspection at the registered office. Gowling WLG has offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Birmingham, Brussels, Calgary, Dubai, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamilton, Leeds, London, Montreal, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Shanghai, Singapore, Stuttgart, Toronto, Vancouver and Waterloo Region (Canada). CUK103A4_disclaimer
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