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Case review 3 fev 2023
On 1 February 2023, the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in the case of Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery. It is already being described as one of the most influential judgments of recent years.
Article 5 dez 2022
The Levelling up and Regeneration Bill aims to reverse geographical disparities between different parts of the UK by spreading opportunity more equally.
Article 28 out 2022
In 2020, the NSW Government implemented significant reforms focused on creating clear lines of accountability for defective building work. The reforms include the introduction of a statutory duty of care owed by ‘persons’ who carry out ‘construction work’ to take reasonable care to avoid economic loss caused by defects (Statutory Duty).
Article 23 set 2022
Digital twin technology: the opportunities and risks of digital twins in construction and real estate
In this article, we look at the opportunities of digital twin technology for the construction and real estate industries, as well as potential risk factors.
Article 22 set 2022
In July 2022, the annual rate of UK inflation (10.1%) was the highest it has been since 1982, affecting the affordability of goods and services. The high rates of inflation are predominantly due to supply chain disruptions and consumer demand, and the substantial increases in energy prices.
Article 26 ago 2022
In June 2022, we reported on the introduction of the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, which has now come into force as of 1 August 2022. Further guidance has now been released in respect of the Act’s main feature which is to introduce the Register of Overseas Entities at Companies House.
Article 15 ago 2022
The UK Government has announced plans to repeal Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 and bring about the end of so called ‘no fault’ evictions, as part of sweeping reforms to the residential letting market in the UK. In this article, we answer some of the key questions about Section 21 of the Act.
Report 13 jul 2022
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Article 30 jun 2022
The Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (“PCPD”) recently issued a new Guidance Note for the Property Management Sector, in response to a series of recent complaints concerning the collection, retention, use and disclosure of personal data by property managers. It provides important guidance for property managers on complying with the Data Protection Principles (“DPP”).
Article 7 jun 2022
The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 was given Royal Assent on 15 March 2022. The purpose of the Act is to set a global standard for transparency of real estate ownership, and to help eliminate foreign criminals from using UK property as a money laundering vehicle or in breach of sanctions.