Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has been shortlisted for Pro Bono initiative of the year by the 2018 Lawyer Awards’ panel of judges.
In this weeks' Briefing: The Charity Commission has published the transcript of Baroness Stowell’s speech to the NCVO conference on Monday 16th April, her first major speech since taking up the position. The Fundraising Regulator and Charity Commission have issued guidance about the requirements under the 2016 Act for charities above the audit threshold to include certain statements about fundraising in their trustees’ annual report.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has changed a number of its online forms for notifying events or seeking consent from the Commission. The Charity Commission has issued a response to a report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights on freedom of speech in universities and the role of students’ unions. The Court of Appeal has referred a case about VAT on investment management fees to the CJEU for guidance.
The Law Commission has published a detailed report recommending changes to technical areas of charity law.
BWB’s Managing Partner Martin Bunch has been profiled in the latest issue of the Law Society Gazette, in a feature that examines many of BWB’s long-term aims and recent achievements.
The ComRes Faith Research Centre is the first commercial centre of expertise in this country set up to help improve the quality of knowledge about religion and belief by providing robust and impartial evidence of current religious identity, belief, practice and behaviour.
Victoria Hordern, Head of Data Privacy at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has been quoted by Digital Business Lawyer in an article that focuses on the Information Commissioner’s investigation into the recent allegations levelled at data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica.
Corporate LiveWire: Philip Trott writes on impact of government immigration policy on M&A transactions >
Philip Trott, Partner in Bates Wells Braithwaite’s Immigration team, has written for the latest issue of Corporate LiveWire on the impact of immigration policy on M&A transactions.
While the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) means that controllers will no longer be required to register the purposes for which they use personal data with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”), the requirement to pay an annual fee to the ICO is not being wholly abolished.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has today published its 2017 Gender Pay Gap report.
Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) has promoted three Senior Associates to its partnership, in an announcement which underlines the growth that BWB has experienced over the past year.