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Bahrains liberal, forward-thinking attitude to international trade & commerce has made it the second biggest Islamic Finance market globally
Businesses need to be aware of the pending introduction of two sets of regulations in the UK, whose entry into force is imminent.
An overview of the typical ‘morality clauses’ which brands seek to include in endorsement deals.
On the 14th July 2020 the Government announced that all Huawei 5G equipment is to be removed from the UK’s 5G networks by the end of 2027.
Read our analysis of the Government’s most radical legislative reform to building safety in decades.
ASA found Betway had breached the age restrictions contained in the CAP Code in relation to a video published on its YouTube account.
In the first round of published adjudications for 2020 the ASA upholds complaints about Instagram Posts promoting Southern Comfort.
Vanessa Walters provides an update on Brexit and the effect on Financial Services firms.
An exciting new blockchain platform for the buying and selling of residential property is to be launched in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Homeowners need to be aware of an important recent decision about a particularly dangerous weed.
Simon analyses recent judicial scrutiny on when the “interests of justice” may permit a non-party access to arbitration documents.
Lauren Fraser and Laura Bushaway consider the ramifications of the Law Commission’s proposed reforms.
A property guardian arrangement is usually made with a company which in turn grants rights to individuals to live in a vacant property.
Jason looks at adjudicating construction disputes and enforcement and offers practical tips for Insolvency Practitioners
We highlight important lessons for landowners and others negotiating multi-stage contracts from a recent decision of the Court of Appeal.
Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards define the minimum level of energy efficiency for tenancies in the private rental sector.
The importance of disclosure for Arbitrators.
Read our analysis and predicted implications of the Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale Ltd.
A look at the most recent RERA resolution details and its impact on managing joint properties in Bahrain.
Brief summaries of the latest legal updates affecting various real estate stakeholders in Bahrain.
Welcome to the latest edition of our Art Law Newsletter.
Lauren Fraser and Katie Helmore discuss whether rights to use leisure facilities constitute an easement.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its new code on age-appropriate design (the “Code”) for consultation.
Victoria Younghusband provides an update on the FCA's draft technical note and PMB no.23 feedback.
UK companies and LLPs will be required to investigate PSCs in them.
R (on the application of QSRC Limited v National Health Service Commissioning Board
Joe Edwards and Will Leney report on a case relating to mortgage enforceability and secret commissions.
Following last month’s issue of a £160,000 fine to a retailer for resale price maintenance in the sports poster and merchandise industry.
Will Khan deliver more housing?
International arbitration remains the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for cross-border disputes for major international corporations
John, Georgia and Simon consider the key issues for practitioners in relation to alternative dispute resolution and settlement
The owners of a freehold property sought to challenge restrictions on the use of their property which had been imposed by a former owner.
Two of self-help remedies open to landlords, but both of these have been restricted as a result of Government measures to support tenants.
Decree 28 of 2020 has set out various amendments to certain provisions of the Bahrain Commercial Companies Law.
On 30 October, the ASA published its ruling on an Amazon Prime advertising campaign run by Amazon Europe Core Sarl.
Where threats are made in the UK to bring Intellectual Property infringement proceedings the UK courts can, and will, deal with them.
A review of The Mortgage Credit Directive (Directive 2014/17/EU) (the MCD), which came into effect on 21 March 2016.
Access on to land to facilitate telecoms work can be problematic. Is there a better way?
We took part in the inaugural Venture Capital in Africa summit hosted by the African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association in London.
Adding storeys to an existing building will generally require planning permission and may require other consents.
Jessica Arrol explores the case of Adams v Carey, and analyses what it means for SIPP providers?
Our Property Litigation expert provides an overview of a recent High Court appeal which denies mortgage borrower interest in property.
This article looks at a new pilot scheme for unopposed business lease renewals issued in County Court at Central London.
As a pharmacist, any complaint or concern which is raised by the General Pharmaceutical Council can be confusing and stressful.
Future legal reform will inevitably disrupt existing augmented reality technology to some degree.
The Premier League (“PL”) met once again on Friday (17th April) and reiterated its “objective to complete the 2019/20 season”.
We look at the recent Square Global Ltd v Leonard case and how it reemphasises the need to take control of the disclosure process
Our new report focuses on how Brexit and the end of freedom of movement risks pushing the social care sector past the ‘tipping point’.
Delays to the legislation have led some to doubt that the Trademark Law would, ultimately, be adopted by all GCC states.
Welcome to the first edition of our new biannual art law newsletter.
We look at the Government's aim to build one million new homes during the course of this parliament.
Current media attention has bought harassment in the workplace into the spotlight - what can employers do?
Experts are now suggesting that AI will dominate industries and come even closer to consumers’ daily lives than first expected.
Emma Humphreys and Oliver Radley-Gardner examine the detail of the new Electronic Communications Code.
We take a look at the recent Supreme Court decision and what it means for the industry.
You can now apply to extend construction hours
The lure of tech investment opportunities is causing sports organisations to step out of their comfort zone and become investors themselves.
What will happen after the transition period?
What is Blockchain and what impact could it have on real estate?
Bahrain's reputation for Financial and Investment Freedom has been enhanced by the introduction of the Bahrain Investment Market (“BIM").
A major victory for owners of copyright in broadcasts following a 2017 order granted by the High Court
The result of the UK-EU referendum has generated significant uncertainty, felt particularly acutely in the financial services sector.
Advertising Standards Authority throws out Heinz Beanz advert for the second time due to nutritional claims.
The new Parental Bereavement Act 2018 means that from 2020 bereaved parents will be entitled to two weeks’ leave.
In the first of our ‘Building Up’ series, we look at some of the key challenges to delivering taller developments in the capital.
Today is a historical milestone: The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a country-wide referendum.
In this article, Partner Tim Jenkins summarises some of the key considerations involved with the sale or purchase of a veterinary practice.
In this article we examine some of the impacts of Brexit on the Construction sector.
We have had months of speculation, but the Chancellor has stopped short of making any radical changes to pensions in the Budget.
From 4 April 2016, all tendering suppliers for government projects are required to demonstrate collaborative 3D level 2 BIM maturity.
We discuss a number of tax measures announced in Budget 2016 that will affect corporate real estate.
SDLT on commercial premises has been changed to a "slice" system rather than a "slab" system.
The Law Commission published recommendations on 27 February 2014 in relation to the enforceability of marital agreements.
The UK, and London in particular, is a preferred location for Bahrainis seeking to build or expand an international real estate portfolio.
We highlight the current state of play as regards progress with the Government’s planned implementation of HS2
In a recent High Court decision, the owners of the Canary Wharf Estate were denied trade mark protection for the name CANARY WHARF.
The Conservative Party Conference and Housing Secretary have announced the Government's "vision" for reforming the planning system.
An overview of Switzerland's agreement with the UK on the rights of citizens following Brexit.
The UK voted to leave the European Union in a country-wide referendum on 23 June 2016.
The level of political discussion in the workplace is high at present, which is good, but if it becomes heated, it can cause tension.
Regardless of how long it takes to invoke Article 50, a major concern is... What will happen to the right to employ European nationals.
In case you missed it - we provide essential tips to help avoid those difficult AGMs that no one wants to experience from our mock AGM.
In a surprise decision from the EUIPO, the office has revoked McDonald’’s EU Trade Mark for BIG MAC on the grounds of non-use.
Read the latest edition of our 'Building Up' publication, focusing on adding additional storeys on existing buildings.
A look at the government's consultation proposing a further increase on SDLT payable on UK residential property.
The world remains in unfamiliar territory with Covid-19 still affecting the daily lives of people around the globe.
These are some of the key areas where our private individual clients are likely to be affected by the 2016 Budget.
Government responds to Taylor Review with 'Good Work plan', intended to increase rights of the 1.8 million working in the Gig Economy.
Essential tips to help avoid difficult AGMs - this year in a crisis management context.
How can brands best use ‘influencers’ to promote their product? Caroline Swain considers the rise influencers and related legal issues.
Bahrain’s Information Affairs Minister has announced that the VAT regime is expected to be in force by the middle of 2018.
If you are planning to buy or sell a property with a septic tank then you should be aware of the relevant regulations.
Although Article 50 has yet to be triggered it now looks likely to take place by March 2017
The Supreme Court has handed down a unanimous judgment in favour of the ratepayer, overturning the Court of Appeal decision.
Before the Brexit referendum in June 2016, some made dramatic predictions of “a bonfire of workers’ rights”.
The sale or purchase of a veterinary practice is likely to be one of the largest financial transactions that a vet will make.
In our Retail and Food & Drink reports, we identify the key challenges from our understanding of the retail sector.
An overview of a panel session on buy and build strategies at the TMT Finance M&A Forum held in London
Our IP expert, David Fyfield, discusses trade marks in relation to commercial property.
At the end of December 2020, as the transition period will end meaning that EU law and treaties will cease to apply.
On 15 July 2020, the ASA published its ruling on BOXT’s advertising campaign, following British Gas’ claim that the advert was misleading.
The RoPA has produced a draft of the overarching code and the RICS and The Property Ombudsman are currently consulting on it.
An overview of changes after the conclusion of the Withdrawal Agreement.
Caroline Greenwell and Simon Heatley consider recent case law on tackling court bundles.
A discussion of the key challenges faced by charities in the COVID-19 era and potential solutions for the sector to rejuvenate itself.
Does EU law allow for the second hand sale of an e-book?
Regulator imposes £400,000 penalty for flouting of rules on unsolicited telemarketing
David Hicks explores the coming changes being made to the UK's PSC Regime to comply with the European Fourth Money Laundering Directive.
The word consecration literally means "association with the sacred". Here we look at this historical status in the context of the law.
Manoj and Claudine explore whether Business Interruption policies will respond to the declaration of COVID-19 as a notifiable disease.
What considerations to take when obtaining or renewing EPC certificate?
Michael Powner's briefing on how the easing restrictions will impact the way we work and how we can adapt to the upcoming changes.
Daniel and Roger analyse the proposal for reforms to UK insolvency law, designed to protect companies and directors during the COVID-19.
The ASA continues its drive to ensure responsible advertising during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charles Russell Speechlys publish second edition of The Book of Commercial Awareness
Learn about our approach to philanthropic giving.
Edited by Partner David Berry, the Commercial Law Handbook examines the structure of the most commonly encountered transactions
Welcome to our summer edition of Construct.Law bringing you legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry.
Peter Byrd considers the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision in the Cartier case, concerning blocking injunctions in the UK.
Premises owner liable for infringement of copyright after DJs play music on his premises
Reviewing the new approach what HMRC will apply to most payments that have been made in the past and all new payments made in future.
The Tribunal refused to discharge or modify a restrictive covenant which prevented a house being built in front of a certain building line.
It is an established principle of contract law that a signature by a party is not a prerequisite to the existence of contractual relations
Employer and Contractor enter into a contract, and everything seems rosy until unresolved claims start escalating.
Ofcom has published a statement and consultation document on the regulation of on-demand programme services.
Over the past few years, the UK government has made significant changes to the taxation of companies holding UK residential property.
CMA issues reminder about rules for recommending products and services on social media.
This article was first produced in partnership with the Financial Services practice module of Lexis PSL.
The Court of Appeal has stepped in to provide clear guidance to landlords seeking to recover the cost of works from their tenants.
Office to residential permitted development rights to be made permanent
Employers should tread cautiously when raising potential performance issues with an employee on sick leave with work-related stress.
A look at the economic impact on business and global trade due to the outbreak.
In an increasing global market place, it has become far more common for UK based companies to receive enquiries from all over the world.
My landlord agrees to the sale of my pharmacy lease on the condition that I am the buyer's guarantor. Is this a requirement under my lease?
Our webinar gives insight into how Covid impacts termination of contracts and insolvency of a member of the supply chain.
Our Bahrain Litigation and Arbitration Team has been selected as the Bahrain contributor to the Global Practice Guide.
Need to Ask More than Who Did the Writing.
In this article, we discuss rent review provisions which are common place in commercial business tenancies.
Rhys looks at the recent US Department of Justice (DOJ) Opinion Release concerning the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
A new Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules was published on 9 September 2019.
The Autumn Budget included an important change to CGT entrepreneurs’ relief.
As of 3 January 2019, single parents will see a change to UK surrogacy law.
The Department for BEIS has published its response to the April 2018 Consultation on the reform of UKLP law.
We hosted another successful Annual AIM seminar, with Charlie Crawshay speaking on the Takeover Code.
You may be faced with a capital gains tax (CGT) liability even when selling your main home – if you bought it off plan.
The Chancellor announced during his Budget speech that a change would be made to the qualifying conditions to claim entrepreneurs’ relief
Sweeping changes to the taxation of non-UK resident trusts with UK resident settlors not rectified in latest Finance Act.
Changes to the UK Trade Mark Act are coming on the 14 January 2019, to implement the 2015 Trade Marks Directive.
Ghassan El Daye discusses a landmark judgment in Qatar.
Important announcements by the FCA and the EBA clarifying guidance on outsourcing to the cloud and third party IT Services.
Navigating trade mark specifications following the High Court’s decision in Skykick.
A look at conditional contracts and the time of disposal.
The Ministry of Justice has today announced changes to divorce laws to “end the blame game”
Esports is an increasingly competitive industry not just in the UK but on a global scale - could it benefit from the new Future Fund?
The chatbot market is growing rapidly, as solutions become more sophisticated.
Following the recent move to allow video witnessing for Wills, as a legacy professional manager, how would this impact me?
This point was considered recently by the High Court (Technology and Construction Court).
Intermediate landlord's rights trumped?
In this article, we discuss the relationship between the prevention principle and concurrent delay in recent case law.
Our seasonal round-up of Compliance related issues.
The latest legal developments in the Construction industry.
We've pulled together some key questions & answers that are likely to arise between landlords & tenants.
The Luxembourg government has introduced a series of tax and economic measures to support the economy.
Many food businesses have looked to diversify their offering to maintain business during the Covid-19 lockdown.
COVID-19 has placed charities and not-for-profits under financial pressure, yet their role is more important than ever.
Rahim considers the legal dispute that may arise between the Premier League, its clubs and its broadcasters if the season is not completed.
Sarah Higgins discusses how the Covid-19 outbreak is affecting child arrangements
This note reports on some of the highlights of the Commission's feedback, which will help inform its ultimate decision.
Many businesses have been forced to adapt their supply chain to respond to demand during the pandemic.
Analyzing how the prolonged period of remote working will impact the office occupier market.
An essential toolkit setting out key issues that companies and directors should consider during this uncertain time.
Have you ensured that your employees and workplace are return to work ready?
Daniel and Vanessa look at payment holidays for borrowers and the implications for private banks.
The suspended prison sentence passed on Northern Ireland pharmacist Martin White is deeply troubling for the pharmacy profession.
The government has announced a number of key changes to legislation within the last few months
Tekcapital plc (Tekcapital), secondary placing of new shares on AIM, raised just under £2.5 million for the company.
Key aspects of the Trade Union Act 2016 come into force on 1 March.
Buying a site with planning permission? Take heed!
This article will focus on parties’ entitlement to terminate and the consequences that flow from terminating a contract early.
We have recently developed a new training course covering all aspects of the IChemE suite of contracts.
Read the first edition of our new regular TMT newsletter, Connect.
The CMA has recently issued its final report following its market study into price comparison websites
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 sets out the overarching legal framework for health and safety legislation in the UK.
Examining three recent cases on whether a company in liquidation can commence an adjudication.
Considering the question of severance in enforcing an adjudicator’s decision?
If you reproduce someone else’s work in the form of a link, you could fall foul of copyright law.
This article reflects to the Party Wall Update written by David Haines and highlights the importance of drafting any award.
Welcome to our summer edition of Construct.Law bringing your legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry.
This article talks about collateral warranties and their importance when working on construction projects.
English High Court decision on notification provisions in payment clauses and the timely challenge of disputed invoices.
2020 has been a tumultuous year for professional sport and in particular for Rugby Union.
Basketball Star Spencer Dinwiddie is Pioneering a Bold New Approach to Athlete’s Earnings.
The Digital Economy Act 2017 Regulations have been made, which bring into force various sections of the Digital Economy Act 2017
The recent Dee Valley Group plc case has raised some interesting implications for the use of Schemes of Arrangement in Takeover Offers.
Exploring how the current environment will help to increase the use of drones in the construction industry for data collection.
Dentists are wondering where to turn next as they are facing insurers refusing to pay out for business interruptions relating to COVID-19.
Megan Davies has written for the Estates Gazette Legal Q&A on the law of nuisance.
EU Council Directive ('DAC 6') was passed in May 2018 and has been incorporated into UK law by the International Tax Enforcement Regulations
The most common ways for pharmacies to vacate and dispose of the pharmacy lease before the end of the lease term.
The Regulation will introduce more stringent privacy rules in respect of all electronic communications.
Samuel Milne explores the actions buyers and sellers can take before a transaction to maximise their chances of avoiding potential delays.
Are companies violating individuals’ human rights by relying on consent and legitimate interest to process personal data?
Welcome to the September edition of our Dental Brief.
William Reichert and Sarah Kadhum review The Government of Dubai issued Law No. 9 of 2020 Regulating Family-Owned Businesses in Dubai.
The European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) has been taken to court by its UK landlord.
It's essential that any employer considers the wording of the contract and any underlying documents before contemplating employee dismissal.
Employers are obliged to make reasonable adjustments to assist disabled employees, under section 20 of the Equality Act 2010.
A recent ruling of the DIFC Court of Appeal has raised the possibility that foreign judgments may be accepted as enforceable in the UAE.
The Direct Marketing Association has launched a new principles based code of practice which aims to put the consumer first.
We explore some misleading commentary on the judgement that Google must remove links on search result pages relating to a Spanish citizen.
This article sets out the most common methods of disposing of a Pharmacy lease before the end of a term.
Welcome to our April edition of our Dental Brief.
I am sure that Bob Dylan, prescient as he is, did not have paragraph 49 of the NPPF in mind when he penned "Days of 49".
Our Historic Building event provided insights into the challenges & successes associated with the current & future use of heritage buildings
Last month saw the first rights of light case reach the Court of Appeal since the decision of the Supreme Court in Coventry v Lawrence.
"Buy land, they ain’t making any more of it" – So said the author Mark Twain.
Before starting on any development project, a careful check of the ownership and any relevant covenants and rights is required.
Welcome to the December edition of our Dental Brief. This edition includes...
A summary of Watson & others v Watchfinder.co.uk
The sale or purchase of a dental practice is likely to be one of the largest financial transactions that a dentist will make.
This article sets out some practical steps for property owners facing unexpected and unwelcome visitors.
Considering the shift towards the use of digital documents in day-to-day transactions in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Dental practitioners are looking ahead to the policies and procedures they will need to put in place in light of COVID-19.
Court of Appeal decides that wording only relates to how promptly notice should be given after becoming aware
Welcome to the April edition of our Dental Brief.
We discuss the investment into and development of the UK's infrastructure projects.
Chris Putt uses the team's recent reverse takeover deal to highlight how warrants can address potential selling pressure issues.
A recent judgment re-iterates the importance of carefully drafting a deed of assignment when assigning claims.
The importance of knowing your contract – where you are protected, where you may be exposed – is as high as ever.
The liability arises when the construction is drawn-up by an architect or engineer to be carried out by a contractor.
What does the new Business and Planning Act 2020 mean
Razzak Mirjan explores website blocking injunctions within the UK in the midst of the 2018 World Cup.
The gender pay gap, how that widens after having children and general pregnancy related issues have all hit the press recently.
Paul Henty and Rory Ashmore explore the latest updates in EU & Competition law.
The rapidly changing face of modern business has highlighted the gaps in employment protection faced by many of those engaged in it.
The three main parties have published their manifestos for the General Election. We outline the key employment implications.
The long running case of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith comes to a conclusion.
The government’s final proposals for the expansion of the UK Trust Register were finally laid before Parliament last week.
The EU New Deal for Consumers initiative aimed at strengthening enforcement of EU consumer law.
Recently we've seen two court decisions examine the option of requiring a party to perform its repair obligations during the lease.
The ECJ has held that employers are obliged to set up a system for measuring actual daily working time for individual workers.
Charlie Searle discusses Entrepreneurs' Relief and proposed reform.
Foreign residents concerned over status if UK voted to leave EU in June
Are you a “Mumanager”?
When it comes to 2016, it’s not so much that there is less employment law, it’s more that it’s different… Here’s our top 10.
In June 2013, the European Commission proposed the creation of a new investment fund vehicle, named ELTIF.
On 6th May 2015, the European Commission commenced a sector inquiry into the e-commerce sector in the EU.
Welcome to the first Charles Russell Speechlys ENeRgize newsletter.
An ECJ ruling clarifies the power of EU Trade Mark Courts in Member States.
It is easy to assume that any unwanted physical contact between a manager and a junior employee is automatically sexual harassment.
Reviewing the points of the government’s announcement about the Extended Furlough Scheme.
The Government has now issued some guidance on when employers may use unpaid work trial periods in their recruitment processes.
James Souter comments on the Judgment in the EMA Canary Wharf Case.
Helen Coward picks out key highlights from the draft legislation for the 18/19 Finance Bill on changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief
We consider how ECM could be affected by the UK's impending departure from the EU
Most construction contracts will include a definition of what is a “variation” under that contract.
With an increased frequency of cases involving the secret covert recording of workplace conversations, the EAT provides helpful guidance.
We look at the two most impactful changes in the Bribery and Corruption sector in 2017.
Ghassan El Daye explores extradition in the United Arab Emirates considering two case studies and the significance of extradition.
What impact will section 87 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 have on the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s review of Ofcom decisions?
We take a step back and look at where the law around confidential information comes from.
Welcome to the Spring edition of our ENeRgize newsletter.
FTSE listed insurer, the Royal & Sun Alliance (“R&SA”) has been fined £150,000 by the ICO
It is however potentially indirectly discriminatory unless the employer can objectively justify the dress code.
Landlords are frequently including ground rent reviews in their leases, what does this mean for buyers?
Helen Hutton explores environmental compliance
In 2016, the Federal Statistical Office found that the payslips of women were on average CHF 1,455 less per month than those of men.
New EU rules introduced allowing consumers to access paid for online content services when visiting other EU member states
Sara considers some of the issues that can arise when valuing variations under a construction contract.
In July 2019 the Law Commission of England and Wales issued guidance on the use of electronic signatures.
UAE Courts’ is willing to step in and rule the invalid Arbitration Agreements within construction contracts.
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has adopted new Guidelines.
Hugh looks at the recent clamping down of abuse of the furlough scheme by HMRC and the impact of the Finance Act 2020.
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.
The latest in our regular series of competition law updates.
EU legislators working on fundamental principles for regulating an industry that is set to grow at a great pace
A round up of the latest competition news.
The latest edition of our Focus update.
Claudine looks at Frustration and the key issues it has in a global pandemic.
Noel outlines his experiences with Fitness to Practise hearings whilst under lockdown.
How are family businesses in the South East affected by fast-changing technology?
Welcome to the latest edition of Focus Antitrust, providing updates on the latest competition law developments.
David Hicks and William Granger consider the UK Financial Conduct Authority's new discussion paper on culture within financial services
The Court of Appeal issues judgment in the payment card multilateral interchange fees appeals.
The latest edition of our Focus Antitrust update.
The first edition of our Briefing for Financial Services Institutions
The Financial Conduct Authority issued a discussion paper on the Availability of information in the UK equity IPO process on 13 April 2016.
The Financial Conduct Authority has now published its finalised Guidance on Cryptoassets PS19/22.
Aziz Abdul discusses the uncertainty surrounding pensions in a bankruptcy.
The Friday evening kick-off and was only confirmed a week before by an ‘interim’ ruling of a judge in a Madrid commercial court.
Jessica looks at whether a formal insolvency process is on the horizon for the struggling Virgin Atlantic
This article discusses the review by the FCA of outsourcing in the asset management industry, published on 4 November 2013.
The Paris Court of Appeal found a company liable for the death of an employee on a business trip while having sex with a stranger.
Later this year, the FCA is due to publish its policy statement on the changes to the regulatory framework for crowdfunding platforms.
In our November 2016 briefing we asked “Do you need LEI (Legal Entity Identifier)?”
The latest in our regular Focus Antitrust bulletin.
Last year, the FCA published a consultation paper and policy statement on its proposed reforms to the way banks charge for overdrafts.
The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee published their final report, titled ‘Disinformation and ‘fake news’’.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued its final report on outsourcing arrangements on 25 February 2019 (EBA/GL/2019/02).
Claire Greaney considers the decision of Asturion as well as when delay amounts to an abuse of process and how to "pause proceedings".
On 13th June, the FCA wrote a letter to wealth managers about the risks that the management and stockbroking firms pose to their customers.
The latest edition of our Focus bulletin.
The CMA is also seeking to establish liability against Allergan plc for its ownership of Actavis in the period 2015 to 2017.
European Commission sends supplementary Statement of Objections to Visa on inter-regional interchange fees.
The Kingdom of Bahrain has instituted a number of measures to encourage innovation in FinTech within the Kingdom.
The European Court of Justice referred the Intel rebates case back to the General Court.
The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 amends fundraising provisions in previous Acts and introduces new requirements.
CMA opens investigation into price comparison website’s use of retail most favoured nation clauses
The Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds a CMA case on information exchange at a single meeting.
Gender pay reporting is the mandatory obligation for large employers to publish on-line specified gender pay data by 4 April 2018.
A round up of the latest competition law news.
Our latest Focus Antitrust bulletin.
The latest of our regular focus antitrust bulletin.
The latest in our regular competition law update.
The latest in our regular focus antitrust update.
Surrey is an entrepreneurial county with over 1000 start-ups last year. We look at how to grow your business.
Pregnant workers should be protected against dismissal from the moment they become pregnant, says Advocate General.
Venture investment in FinTech in the first half of 2017 hit $8.4 billion, but are FinTechs ensuring that they are sufficiently regulated?
The latest in our regular update on competition law.
Landlords upgrading buildings to keep up with technological changes must give tenants their “quiet enjoyment”
New rules for whistleblowing spell cultural change for all regulated firms.
We summarise additional changes to the planning system.
Simone looks at the French reform on provisional enforcement by Law and why it matters to civil and commercial disputes strategy in France.
Jonathan Brown and Raymond Kisswany have produced a chapter in Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution.
An overview of our gaining the advantage event which covered the converging issues between sport, technology and law.
The government introduced its new COVID-19 Secure Guidelines with detailed steps for employers to get their businesses back up and running.
There are many legal requirements pharmacists must comply with that are affecting the use and occupation of the pharmacy property itself.
All employers with 250+ employees have to report the relevant information relating to their gender pay gap.
Unlike other jurisdictions there is no general doctrine of good faith in English contract law. Will Al Nehayan v Kent change this?
This article examines a (non-exhaustive) selection of Committee recommendations that are of particular interest from a legal perspective
This article outlines the implications of the current changes in the infrastructure for property owners and developers.
Jonathan Brown and Raymond Kisswany have contributed to Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation.
£200m allocated by the Government to replace unsafe aluminium composite (ACM) cladding, from around 176 privately owned high-rise buildings.
The Supreme Court’s recent decision on how to apply Green Belt openness policy in recent case.
We discuss how the additional 3% of SFLT on additional residential properties is to be implemented.
The second deadline of 4 April 2019 for employers to report on their gender pay gap is fast approaching
We look at the recent guidance, best practice for 2019 and the future of gender pay gap reporting.
We highlight the impact that the FCA’s approach to culture and governance has in our work on governance with our regulated clients
New consultation on proposals to end “no fault’ evictions under Section 21 of the 1988 Housing Act.
Reviewing the outcome of the High Court's recent judgement and changes to the Use Classes Order and General Permitted Development Order.
Reviewing the latest updates on the extended furlough scheme.
Jonathan Brown and Raymond Kisswany have produced a chapter on Trade & Customs in the UAE in Getting the Deal Through: Trade & Customs 2018.
Parliament presented the Fire Safety Bill on 25 March 2020, which will be of particular concern to multi-occupied residential premises.
HMRC have updated their guidance on the UK’s Statutory Residence Test in light of the temporary grounding of individuals due to Covid-19.
Government's proposal for a reformed building safety regulatory system in its response to the Building a Safer Future consultation.
Are locums legitimately self employed, or have they become workers (or employees) over time?
The Financial Services sector was recently highlighted as having one of the largest gender pay gaps by the Government.
The code applies to commercial property and aims to facilitate discussions between landlords and tenants.
Guardianship of grandchildren following parent’s death or divorce
Uncertainty continues ahead of the publishing of the Taylor review.
The CJEU handed down its judgment finding that the operators of file sharing BitTorrent websites are infringing copyright.
With GDPR now in force, we give some useful tips for working towards compliance.
Yes, if it’s paid over a sufficient period.
House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee publishes a report concluding that the Government has yet to make a convincing case.
Additional Provision 2 (July 2015) motion was tabled for debate by the House of Commons on 23 June 2015.
Companies holding a dominant position in the market are subject to competition law requirements when deciding the price of their products.
Tax on UK real estate gains for non-UK resident corporates and funds
Ofcom have raised concerns regarding competition in the pay TV market
The recent publication of larger than expected population growth figures will require many authorities to reassess their housing needs
In 2008 the now defunct Financial Services Authority set out a series of recommendations for firms to help protect themselves.
Holiday pay will remain a blip on the Human Resources radar this year.
An analysis of the case of African Export-Import Bank and others v Shebah Exploration & Production and others
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has issued draft supplementary planning guidance on affordable housing and viability.
On 18 September, the FCA set out its approach in assessing applications by cannabis-related companies for listing in the UK.
Key points arising from the previous Select Committee’s First Special Report of the Session 2014/15.
The HS2 Phase I Hybrid Bill passed the Second Reading in the House of Commons despite opposition from some Conservative rebels.
The areas being consulted on do not vary greatly from the initial consultation, however there have been some additional proposals.
The timetable for petitioning against the HS2 Hybrid Bill has now been decided.
This decision is not binding on British tribunals, but it will be persuasive authority for any future appeal against the EAT’s reasoning.
Emma Humphreys responds to questions on handling insolvent tenants.
How often do we really think about the origin of the gifts that we buy?
The Home Office today confirmed that the suspension has not taken place and the category remains open for now.
For some time now it has been clear that all elements of pay that are regularly made should be included in holiday pay.
We discuss the potential implications in Grove v S&T on the JCT’s interim payment mechanism as well as smash and grab adjudications.
If you move horses around the EU for racing, breeding or competition then a no deal Brexit will affect you.
David discusses Good Law Project's High Court application for permission to challenge the Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019.
As ‘termination for convenience’ clauses become more common, what do they mean under Qatar law and the effect on your tender process?
Following a recent case, the Court of Appeal considered hybrid contracts again in the context of the payment provisions in the Act.
Philanthropists have responded quickly since the start of the COVID-19 crisis.
The House of Lords considered any final amendments to the HS2 Bill on 31 January 2017.
Shares in a private company are not readily saleable - there are often restrictions on sale in the company’s constitution.
Heidi Wagstaff and Rachel Bardell examine a recent judgement and its effect on bringing claims against insurers with insolvency exclusions.
These changes represent a significant shift in the tax and compliance landscape for businesses that engage contractors through PSCs.
Reviewing COVID-19's impact on social care, in partnership with LaingBuisson.
Pharmacies could be heavily fined if they break new data protection rules. Here is a guide on how to stay within the law.
Helen Hutton discusses where we are now and the likely impacts of the Government's air quality plan.
The Government announced changes to the Immigration Rules most of which will affect applications made on or after 24 November.
Recently, the High Court decided that a faith school’s segregation of girls and boys does not amount to less favourable treatment
Discussing how parties should consider the drafting of any exclusion clauses and the types of losses they are trying to exclude.
We are getting reports that the EHRC is actively checking gender pay gap information published by employers on the government’s website.
No significant issues with the IPO’s proposed approach have been identified
Occupational pension scheme trustees should take into account all financially material factors when making investment decisions.
Reviewing what will happen when the UK exits the EU with the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020.
The European Data Protection Board has adopted new recommendations on international personal data transfers .
If you are thinking of becoming a landlord, or already own residential property in the UK as an investment.
IPO seeking views on draft EU legislation allows European consumers to access digital subscriptions when travelling in other EU countries.
At present, it is relatively easy for non-UK domiciliaries to shield UK assets, such as UK residential property, from IHT.
A summary of the challenges faced in Immigration Law in 2016
The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) came into force on 3 July.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has published its new direct marketing guidance.
Debra Kent discusses the dangers of building defects and what pharmacists should be aware of to avoid any financial liability.
The Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) recently published a report entitled 'The Labelling of influencer advertising'
The referendum on the UK leaving the EU was one of the most controversial and hotly debated processes in British political history.
Following the Government's response to implementing the recommendations on financial benchmarks, the FCA brought in seven further benchmarks
A summary of the most frequently asked questions on time.
Brief overview of the licences available to Developers and the key documents required.
Employers who routinely use broad confidentiality provisions in their settlement agreements may need to rethink their approach.
The Government published its response on whether there is a need for legislative change to deal with the issue of illicit set-top boxes.
Due to the commercial power that influencers have over their followers, businesses are increasingly looking to secure their services.
We take a look at the inheritance tax rules activated on the passing of Swiss or UK real estate to heirs on death.
Our report explores the latest legal and regulatory challenges businesses and their executives face across all aspects of commercial life.
Our Dental Team put together a summary for dental practices including areas to think about and action during the outbreak of Coronavirus.
Acas issues guidance on the dos and don’ts of NDAs.
Under English law, there is no common law right to terminate a contract on a counterparty’s insolvency.
The Government has published guidance on “important public services” for the purposes of industrial action under the Trade Union Act 2016.
We discuss the recent commentary provided by the Court of Appeal on Section 2(1) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 1989
Rose Carey explores the latest developments in immigration law.
The Government has published an Order which will decriminalise dispensing errors by pharmacists. Or at least that is what it is meant to do.
Our Charles Russell Speechlys funds team based in the GCC region, the UK and Luxembourg has created a guide to marketing foreign funds.
Rhys offers his 7 top tips on interviewing witnesses during the lockdown
Rachel takes a look at things to consider to ensure your business is COVID-secure.
Any landowner or developer whose property adjoins or contains a natural watercourse should be aware of the system of rights and obligations.
An updated version of the “Outsourcing Playbook”, a guide to Central Government bodies on the correct approach to commissioning services .
The UK currently has many tax reviews afoot, including a report pending on whether it is time for a wealth tax.
This case is a useful reminder of the principles applicable in public interest liquidations of foreign companies.
The latest edition of our regular Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Jack Wills has won its claim in relation to House of Fraser's use of a similar logo on its in-house label "Linea".
What is the government's Winter Economy Plan that comes in place from 1 November 2020 and run for six months?
Earlier this year, the JCT announced that they are publishing new 2016 editions of their suite of contracts.
How to protect solar panels on a residential property from overshadowing by a neighbouring development?
Following the 2017 discussion paper and subsequent consultation on changes to the AIM Rules, the LSE has proceeded to make AIM Rule changes.
Knowledge of the decision-maker is key for establishing direct disability discrimination - Gallop v Newport.
Konami have recently announced a major deal in the football licensing battle by entering into an agreement with Juventus FC.
Key points that businesses in the industry in England should know.
Amelia Goodwin takes a look at some key issues for the pharmacy profession in the year ahead
We are now seeing the rapid rise of co-working space. In this article, we have set out the potential legal issues you may face.
This finding follows on from the imposition of a record fine by the CMA of £84.2 million on Pfizer for abusing its dominant position...
As the Government seek to safely bring life back into the F&B sector, rules and regulations are likely to be in a constant state of flux.
James Souter answers questions relating to service contract terms.
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 extension on TCC's decisions and scheduled hearing dates.
Rebecca Morjaria addresses 3D printing in relation to the construction industry.
Emma Humphreys answers landowners’ queries about the new Electronic Communications Code, and removing telecoms apparatus.
This article summarises the key legal issues which the purchaser of an “off-plan” property in Dubai should consider.
Our team propose a series of measures to help football recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, to build a bridge to a sustainable future.
The law on liquidated damages has changed. We take a look at one of the first applications of this decision to a construction contract.
Michael O'Connor discusses the recognition that infrastructure investment is at a crossroads.
Hanh Nguyen and Jessica Williams answer your insolvency queries.
On 13 July 2016, the Luxembourg parliament adopted the bill of law 5730.
Audited Accounts are not a pre-requisite for payment of on-account service charges.
An overview of tax consequences of the Ivory Act 2018
Regulations impose new duties on landlords in relation to electrical installations – with stringent penalties for non-compliance.
Our second Building Up event looked at how new techniques and developments in the construction of tall buildings.
A brief overview of the current state of the loan markets in Luxembourg and significant recent market developments.
Welcome to our second Life Sciences Legal Review.
What has fuelled the large entry of family offices into London – and is the trend sustainable?
A recent decision from the Court of Appeal affecting a repudiatory breach of contract.
James Austen explores the operating of discretionary portfolios on the instructions of an attorney acting under a LPA.
Sophie Dworetzsky looks at what new measures might come into force
Joe and Simon look at a recent High Court clarification on damages-based agreements
This article is about decision deals when landlords make on-account service charge demands but there is a third party making a contribution.
How the current market demonstrates the need for a clear whole estate plan rather than approaching each matter in isolation.
Following the long awaited release of the Law Commission's reports last month, read our analysis on the enfranchisement reforms here.
Following release of the long awaited Law Commission's reports last month, read our analysis on the exercising The Right to Manage here.
Emma Bartlett writes for People Management on why employers should support neurodiversity in the workplace.
CJEU continues the trend of interpreting a “communication to the public” broadly with copyright infringement ruling
The Federal Council adopts message addressed to Parliament with the aim of adapting inheritance law to the evolution of society.
Mark Howard considers how tech company founders can maximise value and manage their risk when selling.
In this article we consider one such issue concerning payment protection for the employer.
The DCMS announced that an inquiry is to be launched into the economics of the music streaming industry.
Managing hotels and associated leisure facilities will inevitably give rise to a wide range of complex commercial and legal issues.
Strict governance procedures apply to transferring patient data. It's vital to understand what you can and can't do.
Brett looks at an alternative accounting mechanism for VAT in the construction sector in advance of it taking effect from 1 October 2019.
Summary of the third event in our Building Up series.
Modular construction does require employers and contractors to consider some additional risks.
On 24 March 2016 the government issued its preliminary response to the comprehensive review of Tier 2 routes carried out by the MAC.
Victoria Younghusband explores the consequences of the MiFID II updates.
The last two weeks of October saw ESMA publish its definitive Guidelines
In the second month after the Market Abuse Regulation came into force, publications from national regulators and market operators continued.
The new Q&A confirms that the announcement of year-end financial results ends the MAR 30 day closed period.
The Government published the final draft of Gender pay Information Regulations for Parliamentary approval in December 2016.
The Court of Appeal has reversed the High Court’s decision in Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources Plc
What obligations businesses need to consider under the applicable data protection legislation to manage the outbreak of Coronavirus?
Are they now less attractive as a transfer mechanism?
Building a family as an LGBTI+ parent takes planning.
The ESMA Guidelines on delay in disclosure of inside information apply from 20 December 2016.
There have been major changes to the UK Immigration Rules, most of which will take place from 29 March 2019.
Two recent Market Watch editions and FCA’s Director of Market Oversight speech carry important messages on FCA’s expectations.
Our construction expert, Michael O’Connor addresses multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses in relation to construction disputes.
The French President passes Employment law reforms in attempt to solve mass unemployment issues.
Please take part in the Government's consultation via our tailored online survey to have your say on immigration.
ESMA published updated MAR Q&A on 20 December 2016
Trustees should liaise with their advisers to determine whether the regulations apply and if so to ensure they are compliant.
A look at management company restrictions, their use as a tool for developers, the Land Registry’s current stance and future consultation.
For many of our clients, the family home represents a significant asset in the matrimonial pot.
An action plan has been announced to better enforce and supervise the EU’s rules to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
Could more stringent obligations be coming to rectify current shortcomings with the Modern Slavery Act?
Brands are using a larger number of agencies and influencers to support their marketing activity, but things can easily go wrong.
This piece will provide a brief overview of various salary cap mechanisms implemented globally.
£20 million in new grants to help SMEs to access specialist advice, new equipment and technology to assist with pandemic recovery.
Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie considers the impact of the introduction of the new module in the Central Bank of Bahrain Rulebook.
We consider some of the key provisions of the Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017
An analysis of the approach taken by the Panel in applying the provisions of the World Anti-Doping Code in relation to "Fault".
The latest edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Dominic Lawrance explores the recent tax changes for foreign domiciliaries, almost three years following the July 2015 Budget speech.
Paul Henty reviews Action Note 01/18, designed to assist suppliers, including SMEs, in bidding for work in its supply chains.
Freddie Law analyses how businesses need to consider their data protection policies, in preparation for the potential of a no-deal Brexit.
HMRC guidance states that salary sacrifice child care vouchers should continue to be provided during maternity leave.
The decision in M&S v BNP Paribas offers some clarification on implied terms and confirms previous decisions on the apportionment of rent.
The Sponsor guidance Appendix D: Keeping records for Sponsorship was updated on 06 August 2019.
In the government response on the use of NDAs in the workplace, it was confirmed that legislation will be introduced.
What you need to know for this Quarter Day.
The courts must now consider the desirability of pre-action disclosure of documents which concern the value of a claim.
The government recently published the Broadcasting Regulations 2019, which will come into force in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
With one week for RDSP's to register with the ICO we consider what constitutes an RDSP and the actions they should consider to be compliant
Recent developments continue to demonstrate the ups and downs in the ongoing fight against piracy of sports content.
When should employers take legal advise on how to use confidentiality agreements (non-disclosure agreements) legitimately?
The Government has implemented some changes to the national minimum wage laws.
The TCC has provided the first word on the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis on the running of adjudications.
Developments in International Arbitration Prompt an Update of Arbitral Rules in Bahrain
Omnichannel strategies are fundamentally changing our commercial environment. With the vast number of choices available to customers.
Law 27 of 2017 Concerning the Promulgation of the Real Estate Sector Regulation Law was issued on 3 August 2017.
Georgina Munnik discusses the decision in New Zealand which ruled that the BCDR's judgments are internationally enforceable.
Welcome to the latest edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Any landowner wanting to remove a telecoms mast or other electronic communications apparatus from its property should take urgent note!
Heidi looks at a novel use of tracing principles to determine the ownership of a fund of bonds.
What can we expect from the new immigration system after 1 January 2021?
Hannah Kent looks at Lachaux and outlines what companies need to remember when bringing a defamation claim
Ofcom has recognised that in these unprecedented times, communication has never been more important.
Ofcom has updated its general procedures for handling complaints, investigations and sanctions on TV, radio and on-demand services.
On 20 June, the ASA published its ruling on the “Show us your oats” advertising campaign run by Walkers Snacks Ltd t/a Quaker Oats.
Taking a look at the potential dangers of varying the scope of works and how such variations may be assessed under a construction contract.
Suggestions for reform following the review of the television production sector by Ofcom.
For the first time consumer rights legislation relating to 'digital content' broadly matches the law relating to tangible/ physical goods.
Housing and renewable energy regularly dominate the political agenda and the treatment of both will continue to be controversial.
Legislation will come into force on 6 April 2016 relating to the right to change from Class B1(a) office to Class C3 residential.
In an effort to improve human rights and eradicate slavery within the UK and beyond, the UK has introduced the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Following receipt of consultation responses, Ofcom publishes its public statement on making on-demand services accessible.
What a landlord needs to show to resist a claim for a new tenancy on the ground that the landlord requires possession to redevelop.
October saw the firm’s Charities Group host a breakfast seminar and discussion session
We set out the entities involved with the management of common areas within certain real estate projects in Dubai.
The recent judgment of Gwynt y Môr OFTO Plc v Gywnt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm is an example of how the courts will interpret indemnities.
The Bank of England,the PRA and the FCA published consultation papers to implement a stronger regulatory framework.
Government updates Outsourcing Playbook
The Government wants to make the Planning decision making stage faster and more certain, we examine its effects and what it means.
Read our analysis of the long awaited White Paper and what it means for the Planning industry.
Good-bye to s106 & CIL?
We examine the new process and stages and what they mean for the industry.
The Proposed New Planning System
Jonathan McDonald analyses the potential Brexit-effect on the upcoming European GDPR regulation.
Sarah Bennett-Hughes and Durra Al Ali explore the effects of the Stalled Projects Law on construction projects in Bahrain.
Rose Carey and Katherine Dennis discuss essential immigration updates and the new Immigration Skills Charge.
We look at the issues commercial landlords should be aware of with pop-up tenants.
Research tells us that over 60% of business owners would immediately sell their business if offered the right price
When purchasing a pharmacy, there are some important points to consider about the property before signing on the dotted line.
This case serves to underline the key considerations when reporting about individuals that are the subject of police investigations.
The November 2019 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Our recent bite-sized webinars discussing legal issues for surveyors and property managers are available here.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors released the 7th edition of its Party Wall Legislation and Procedure Guidance Note.
Practical completion has a number of important consequences under construction contracts. We provide an overview.
Welcome to the June edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
A summary of pensions law changes in the year ahead
The Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) was signed on 19 February 2013 by 24 of the then 27 EU Member States.
On 26 June 2017 the requirements for UK companies and LLPs were extended.
Risks may arise in property deals involving registered interests during the period between completion and title ownership being updated.
An Inspector has allowed an appeal by Europa Oil & Gas plc to carry out short term conventional hydrocarbon exploration, at Holmwood.
The FCA has published its final rules and feedback resulting from its consultation.
This decision puts some part time employees in a more favourable position than full time employees when it comes to holiday pay.
The September edition of our Pharmacy Brief
With the deadline for the submission of Petitions relating to the High Speed Rail Bill having passed, what’s next for the 1,925 Petitioners?
Our property litigation answer questions on the penalties for fit-out.
The result of the UK referendum has generated significant uncertainty and this is felt particularly acutely in the financial services sector
The sale or purchase of a pharmacy practice is likely to be one of the largest financial transactions that a pharmacist will make...
James Lister and Fenner Moeran QC analyse a case that demonstrates how a Beddoe order is applied in practice.
Welcome to the May edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
An update on the proposed changes to the canton of Geneva's Corporate Income Tax rate.
Recent case law could cause concern to contractors who may have assumed that they would always be covered by project insurance.
Welcome to the March edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
The November 2020 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
There are different schemes to try to minimise commercial property owners’ exposure to business rates where the property is vacant.
Our response to he government’s June 2019 consultation on building and fire safety issues and its key proposals.
The latest edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Welcome to the March edition of our Pharmacy Brief
In the latest real-estate shake up in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Parliament has approved the new Real Estate Organisational Law.
Finally, after three years of discussions and negotiations, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been agreed.
Welcome to the September edition of our pharmacy brief.
Welcome to the March 2020 edition of the Pharmacy Brief.
The June edition of our Pharmacy Brief
Many employers who recognise trade unions have experienced the frustration of the annual pay review negotiations.
When additional financial support is needed on a transaction, a personal guarantee can often be the solution.
Welcome to the November edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Jonathan Bayliss explores product governance under MiFID II, from a UK perspective
Practitioners continue to discover glitches in, and unexpected aspects of, the rules on protected settlements.
We explore the new right to allow the upward extension of purpose-built blocks of flats in England.
A new right applies to allow the upward extension of existing dwelling houses in certain circumstances.
Additional rights will allow the construction of new flats on certain commercial and residential buildings.
Welcome to the June edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
With effect from 26 June 2017, changes have been made to the UK’s ‘People with Significant Control’ regime
The May edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
This article looks at some important MAR related points when you are looking to fund an acquisition using proceeds from a placing.
Trespass extends to any unjustifiable intrusion by one person upon land in the possession of another.
Megan Davies and Aaron Walder writes for Estate Gazette on what tenants can do about existing break conditions.
Robert Highmore and Claire Thompson consider how to handle responses to buyers’ enquiries effectively.
Robert Highmore and Claire Thompson address professional negligence issues.
We address the difficulties of dividing up the proceeds of sale of jointly owned property.
How to avoid a breach of mutual enforceability covenant when planning any alterations on a flat?
Landlords can serve section 21 notice to terminate shorthold tenancies as long as gas safety certificate is given to tenants beforehand.
Louise Clark and Nic Taggart answer queries relating to lease termination and rent arrears.
Timothy Morshead QC and James Souter answer queries on schemes to reduce empty rates liability.
Where the named manager in a tripartite lease is dissolved, do its rights and obligations under the terms of the lease pass to the Crown?
Louise Clark and David Peachey look at who should pay for fire-safe cladding and when a rolling contract becomes a QLTA.
Robert Highmore and Bruce Walker consider whether repair costs can be set off against rent payments.
Louise Clark and Geoffrey Zelin answer questions relating to the Companies Act 2009.