Compliance & Regulatory

With an increasing volume of compliance obligations being imposed on businesses, we assist clients by providing advice to allow them to take proactive measures to ensure compliance and stop them falling foul of relevant laws and regulations. However, if a breach does occur we are also on hand to provide advice and support in order to manage and minimise the consequences of non-compliance.

MacRoberts’ non-contentious regulatory and compliance team provides expertise on a wide range of areas including:

Ethics and Anti-corruption

  • Assistance in establishing and/or reviewing internal compliance policies and procedures
  • Business ethics and anti-corruption compliance training
  • Anti-corruption, audit and risk assessments
  • Bribery act compliance


Competition and Regulation

  • Competition law Policies and Manuals
  • Dawn Raids and Cartel Investigations
  • State Aid issues
  • Public Procurement matters
  • Anti-competitive agreements
  • Competition Law Compliance training


Data Protection

  • Advice on all aspects of compliance with the Data Protection Act
  • Notifications to the Information Commissioner
  • Contracts with ‘data processors’
  • Confidential waste management issues
  • Website compliance including Data Protection Act and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations


Freedom of Information

  • Advice on all aspects of compliance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Environment Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004
  • Responding to FOI requests, requests for reviews and appeals
  • Application of exemptions


Compliance Training

We provide a wide range of training and workshops tailored to suit your business requirements. With our colleagues in our contentious Regulatory Group, we are able to assist you should problems arise despite your best efforts and guide you through the maze or rules and regulations.

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