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This month the US announced the tightening of sanctions previously imposed on Iran.  Since withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (designed to arrest the development of an Iranian nuclear capability) the US had already imposed sanctions on a variety Iranian exports – notably in November 2008.  An important element is the withdrawal of waivers, which allowed some countries to continue purchasing Iranian oil, shielded from US action.

Research has indicated that there has been a sharp increase in UK firms reporting cyber attacks in 2019, with many businesses “incorrectly” assuming that they are not at risk. Is your firm prepared to deal with the threat of cyber-crime?

The FCA has published Decision Notices against three firms and five individuals for acting without integrity.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been found to be in ‘significant breach’ of data protection law by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and must now delete some five million voice recordings.

The RWA team will be attending the BIBA 2019 conference in Manchester on 15 and 16 May. Please get in touch if you'd like to meet with us. We hope to see you there!

A look at the topical trends and issues described  with the use of Multi-lateral and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) in international trade and export.

This trade and export article helps explain the difference between Multi-lateral Agreements and Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) and the growth of the latter in recent years.

Organisations need to adapt to survive so a good leader needs to manage change effectively. SM&CR is an example of a regulatory change that leaders will need to be prepared for. Nathan Matthews looks at the importance of strong leadership in times of change.

Social media is a part of our everyday lives – but mixing social media and the workplace can be risky. What are the pitfalls you need to be aware of?

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