Category Archives: Legal – Business

Legal news for Businesses

Data Protection Commissioner investigates enforced subject access requests

DATA PROTECTION The Data Protection Commissioner (the “DPC”) has contacted more than 40 of Ireland’s biggest organisations, across a variety of sectors, in order to assess compliance with legislation concerning “Enforced Subject Access Requests”. Organisations were selected at random and include prominent banks, energy suppliers, recruitment companies and major chain stores. The letters sent to…
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Conveyancing Birchall Blackburn Law witness 68% Growth

Conveyancing News James Boyd is Chief Executive of the conveyancing department at Birchall Blackburn Law, which has witnessed 68% growth in conveyancing transactions (from £4.5m to £7.6m) over the past year. He told Today’s Conveyancer how the firm achieved this and – how it can build on it.... So how have you achieved 68% growth…
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Ansons Solicitors celebrates successful year with host of promotions

Andrew Johnson, finance and practice manager, Julie Tomasik, head of residential conveyancing and Neil Jones, senior associate solicitor in the corporate and commercial team have all become partners Ansons Solicitors has made a raft of new promotions at the firm - including three new partners - following what it described as “a successful year”.  …
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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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