Category Archives: Company & Commercial

Privacy for beneficial owners of companies

Controversial recent changes to UK and EU law combined with parallel G8, G20 and OECD measures risk the beneficial owners of certain companies being subjected to unwanted public scrutiny. However, help is at hand for affected individuals. THE POLITICAL BACKGROUND Reacting to concerns about tax evasion, money laundering and the funding of terrorism (and probably…
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What does “public interest” mean in whistleblowing cases?

  What does "public interest" mean in whistleblowing cases? (1) Chesterton Global Ltd (2) Verman v Nurmohamed UKEAT/0335/14/DM Why care? A worker (a wider category than simply an employee) is entitled to be protected against detriment or dismissal if he or she has made a qualifying protected disclosure (in other words, is a whistleblower). Although protection…
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