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PwC Legal offers a wide range of legal services to support private and public sector in close cooperation with PwC audit, tax and business advisory services.
PwC Legal operates within the global network of firms, uniting more than 4000 lawyers working in over 90 countries worldwide. This allows us to provide complex professional services with wide geographical coverage through a single point of contact. With its unique approach, PwC Legal offers a seamless service of the highest professional standards across continents both in its legal services and the related tax, advisory, consultancy and audit services.
Although PwC Legal offers a full range of legal services, we focus on Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate, Employment, Real Estate, Insurance, Banking and Finance and Restructuring law.
Our lawyers combine legal expertise with a practical business approach based on our international experience.
Working alongside market-leading experts from the PwC network in advisory, consultancy, tax, transaction and human resource services, our legal team will help you to adopt innovative, commercially aware solutions and to implement the most challenging projects.
Good Corporate Governance, and simple business sense, both acknowledge that it is crucial for boards to have the right balance of skills, knowledge and experience as well as gender, racial, and other forms, of diversity.
On Wednesday, 5 April 2017, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee issued a report as output to its Inquiry on Corporate Governance launched on 16 September 2016.
The introduction of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from May 2018 will deliver a fundamental change in how personal data must be handled.
A CEOs perspective of subsidiary governance. Incoming CEOs face a variety of challenges including defining group strategy, assessing corporate culture, building management teams, apprasing financial performance and protecting and enhancing reputation.
The Capital Markets Union ('CMU') is the European Commission's plan to mobilise capital in Europe to encourage sustainable growth. In the first of two articles PwC Legal explains the CMU and examines the potential impact of Brexit on the CMU project.
In our first article we explained the Capital Markets Union (‘CMU’) and highlighted some of the immediate issues raised by Brexit. We now turn our attention to the future and the likelihood of the UK's continued participation in the CMU.
Governance is firmly under the spotlight in the fi nancial services sector. In its broadest sense, governance is a method or system of government or management. Within the banking sector, the focus on governance encompasses roles, responsibilities, accountability, remuneration, risk governance and, with increasing prominence, structural or subsidiary governance.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that all "normal remuneration" and not just base pay must be reflected in the holiday pay calculation for the first 4 weeks of each British worker's holiday taken in any holiday year.