Tag: Legal

Jun 7

Institute of Directors Introduces Code of Conduct for Business Leaders

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has launched a new code of conduct aimed at promoting ethical behaviour among business leaders, in an effort to restore public trust following several high-profile corporate scandals. Referred to as the “bosses’ union,” the IoD has created this guidance to help rebuild the reputation of business and instil ethical practices […]
Jun 3

Ticketmaster Hack: Personal Data of 560 Million Customers Potentially Compromised

Ticketmaster’s parent company, Live Nation, has confirmed “unauthorised activity” on its database following claims by the hacking group ShinyHunters that they have stolen the personal details of 560 million customers. The compromised data reportedly includes names, addresses, phone numbers, and partial credit card details of Ticketmaster users worldwide. ShinyHunters, the group behind the breach, is […]
Mar 8

Using a shareholder agreement to avoid conflict, delays and costly mistakes

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s how unpredictable the world can be and the importance of planning ahead for challenging circumstances. Here, I’ll discusses the importance of a shareholders’ agreement, particularly when it comes to difficult scenarios. A shareholders’ agreement is an essential tool recommended for any company with two or more […]
Mar 1

Elon Musk sues ChatGPT-maker OpenAI over Microsoft links given Non-Profit Mission

Elon Musk has launched legal action against OpenAI, the developers of ChatGPT, asserting that the company has veered away from the principles agreed upon when he co-founded it in 2015. The lawsuit, which also targets OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, alleges that the company has strayed from its original non-profit, open-source objectives. Instead of focusing on […]
Feb 26

Royal Mail Faces Legal Battle Over Gig Economy Classification of Delivery Drivers

Royal Mail finds itself embroiled in a legal dispute as delivery drivers, represented by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) and solicitor Leigh Day, challenge the classification of drivers as self-employed contractors. The case bears resemblance to the landmark ruling against Uber, highlighting broader concerns regarding worker classification and rights in the gig […]