Regulatory & Compliance

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
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.

  • "They are responsive and efficient, and there is a good depth of knowledge within the firm."


    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • MacRoberts LLP’s ‘excellent’ team is noted for its ‘quick turnaround time’ and ability to ‘deal with complex issues in an efficient manner’.

    Legal 500
  • "They are very good and very supportive - it feels like they are an extension of the business."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Their standards have been excellent - they are responsive and know the legal solutions but also the commercial considerations."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Let me thank you and your team for your time. Clearly, you present well, show mastery of your subject area and think on your feet."

    Major US Law Firm

Technology, Media & Telecoms

With very few areas not impacted by technology, media and telecoms, we remain focused on ensuring we stay ahead of the curve in advising clients of the ever-increasing body of law, regulation and policy affecting the sector.

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