Lucas Atkin, Solicitor at Bates Wells Braithwaite, has contributed to a data protection discussion held by leading information service Payments Compliance.
In this edition of the Legacies Roundup, we reflect on recent legacy events including the ILM Conference 2018 and the Legacy Strategy Summit, review recent cases on beneficiaries’ rights to information and the test for testamentary capacity, and discuss how to ease into the now in-force GDPR with a useful article covering key issues for legacy professionals.
In this week's Briefing: The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is recruiting three new board members for the Charity Commission for a term of three years. British Telecommunications plc has been fined £77,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office for sending emails promoting three charity initiatives.
Legacy Professionals and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Are You Processing Personal Data? >
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, has implications for charity legacy professionals.
In our latest Client Focus, we take a closer look at the National Federation of Women's Institutes.
In this week's Briefing: The government has launched a consultation on giving members powers to hold their pension schemes to account over how social and environmental factors impact their investments. Draft regulations for new company reporting requirements have been published.
Six BWB lawyers have been selected to appear in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom.
In this week's Briefing: The Charity Commission has published information about the 2018 annual return service which will be available later in the summer. The Fundraising Regulator has published a new section of the Code of Fundraising Practice covering fundraising platforms, and accompanying guidance. DCMS has opened up its next round of funding for public service mutuals.
In this week's Briefing: The Information Commissioner’s Office has published guidance on the right to be informed and on automated decision making and profiling. The government has appointed four industry champions to expand the dormant assets scheme across insurance and pensions, banking, investment and securities. New Philanthropy Capital has published “Diversity in governance: the what, why and how.
New rules on automatic disqualification of charity trustees and senior managers – is your charity prepared? >
The new rules on automatic disqualification are coming into force on 1 August 2018. They affect both charity trustees and charity senior managers.