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12
October
2016
There have been a series of amendments to the rules governing tenancy deposits held by landlords, and recent further changes have finally clarified the position.
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06
October
2016
The non-domicile consultation may have been late coming but it certainly delivers. Whilst there are a couple of small concessions, the headline changes which are listed below are holding fast for the time being.
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28
September
2016
By now most of us are familiar with the new offences brought in by the Bribery Act (the 'Act') which came into force on 1 July 2011. The four main categories of offences are: Section 1: Offer, promise or give a bribe to another ...
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12
September
2016
Recent decades have seen families become ever more diverse. Rising divorce rates, civil partnerships, same-sex marriages, more second and third families, international relationships, increasing numbers of cohabiting couples, have all contributed to ...
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26
April
2017
Global spending on anti-money laundering (AML) compliance is set to grow to more than $8 billion by 2017. It is, therefore, a costly but necessary obligation for companies, particularly as confronting the rising threat of terrorism and the ...
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26
April
2017
With the Use Classes Order and the current planning regime not necessarily keeping up with changing consumer demand and lifestyles, many retail businesses may be guilty of acting in breach of planning and user restrictions in their leases – ...
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11
April
2017
I am a commercial litigator. As you would expect, I deal with disputes on a daily basis. However, my profession does not place me in a unique position – far from it. The reality is that each of us has disputes and arguments, of varying degrees ...
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01
March
2017
I am a commercial litigator. As you would expect, I deal with disputes on a daily basis. However, my profession does not place me in a unique position – far from it. The reality is that each of us has disputes and arguments, of varying degrees ...
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25
April
2017
Since our original article (Land Remediation Relief) there has been a landmark ruling against Network Rail in relation to Japanese Knotweed ("knotweed"). This may have far-reaching implications for major landowners and developers alike and ...
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19
April
2017
Q: The directors of a company are looking to appoint me as administrator. There is an outstanding debenture registered at Companies House but I am told it is historic and the debt was discharged in full several years ago. Can the directors ...
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18
April
2017
The pitter patter of obsolete…legislation The news has been filled recently with an ongoing series of calls by surrogates, commissioning parents, lawyers, and other fertility professionals for significant reform of the current regime of ...
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11
April
2017
I am a commercial litigator. As you would expect, I deal with disputes on a daily basis. However, my profession does not place me in a unique position – far from it. The reality is that each of us has disputes and arguments, of varying degrees ...
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