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Monthly Archives: March 2013

IPO Announces Changes To Intellectual Property Mediation Service

The UK Intellectual Property Office has announced changes to its mediation service for disputes involving registered and unregistered intellectual property, designed to increase its appeal to small and medium-sized enterprises. In particular, it has introduced a more flexible scale of costs for mediations to differentiate between different values of claim and provide for mediations lasting […]

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EU Plans To Cap Bankers’ Bonuses

The Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have provisionally made a deal to cap banker’s bonuses. The potential new proposals will allow for banker’s bonuses to be capped at one year’s salary, or capped at two years salary only with explicit shareholder approval. Under the proposed new system, a bonus at the […]

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Financial Regulation – Guides To FCA And PRA Handbooks Published

On 11 March 2013, the Financial Services Authority published a user guide for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Handbook and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) Handbook. The guide, insofar as it relates to the FCA Handbook, provides an introduction to the structure and contents of the FCA Handbook and provides explanations of how the different […]

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Financial Regulation – New Handbooks Published On The FSA’s Website

On 8 March 2013, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published online versions of both the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Handbook and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) Handbook. Both Handbooks will replace the FSA Handbook and will come into force on 1 April 2013, the date on which the PRA and the FCA (together with the […]

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Charity Staff And Volunteer Awards

Druces LLP were delighted to sponsor the Trustee of the Year award at the Charity Staff & Volunteers Awards 2013 on Thursday 7 March 2013. Many congratulations to all of the finalists and winners of awards. In particular especial congratulations to Richard Raworth of Arthritis Research UK winner of Trustee of the Year.

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Druces LLP Sponsors Charity Staff & Volunteer Award

Druces LLP is pleased to be sponsoring the Trustee or Chair of the year award at the Charity Staff & Volunteers Awards at Central Hall Westminster on Thursday 7th March. The awards are run by the Charity Staff Foundation which represents and supports all staff and volunteers working in the charity sector. Richard Monkcom, head […]

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