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Rights of UK shareholders eroded, Law Commission review warns

The rights of UK shareholders are being eroded by the rise of stand-alone investment firms, according to a Commission review of laws on reforms to strengthen corporate governance and transparency. A little-known quirk surrounding the way clients buy stocks and investments means that hardly any UK investor legally owns the stocks they buy, leading to […]

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‘Low Quality’ Suspicious Activity Reports Overwhelm System – Law Commission | News

Companies are sending thousands of low-quality Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) that contain little or no useful information, the Government Law Commission will tell today. “Law enforcement are struggling with a significant number of poor quality reports and criminals could slip through the net,” Law Commissioner Professor David Ormerod QC said: “The reporting system is not […]

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Government’s biggest litigants should fight if necessary: ​​Law Commission

The Law Commission of India, in its report (230th) on ‘Judicial System Reforms’, submitted to the government in August 2009, made some pertinent observations on improving the efficiency of the judiciary. “Judicial reform, as it is envisaged, is essential for the overall development of the country, not only economic; in India, the problem is more […]