Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Companies not ready for public information law change

"Eduardo Ustaran, partner at Field Fisher Waterhouse, said: "The lack of awareness about the impact of FoI among the majority of providers of services to the public sector is staggering."

Financial Times 15th November

No open and shut case for confidentiality

"Lawyers are advising clients, especially large private finance initiative contractors, to review urgently the information they have supplied to public authorities and consider how to structure contracts to protect their interests. Since the law is “fully retrospective”, contracts already signed or being finalised now will be subject to the new regime."

Financial Times 15th November

No comments: