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Solar permitted development rights download subscription

Dentons 30-Sep-2014

The government published its technical consultation on planning in July 2014; the consultation included proposals to increase permitted development rights for solar power.

Solar ‘rooftop rocket boost’ for commercial real estate download subscription

Eversheds 29-Sep-2014

Those generating their own electricity from solar photovoltaic panels receive payments from their energy suppliers for each kilowatt-hour of electricity that is generated.

Final allocation framework for contracts for difference weblink subscription

Walker Morris 23-Sep-2014

The Department of Energy & Climate Change has published the final allocation framework for the October 2014 contracts-for-difference allocation round.

Patent wars: can the energy industry avoid them? download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

The growth of R&D budgets and the increase in the number of patents issued to energy companies will likely result in a rise in patent disputes between competitors in the energy sector.

An outlook of change, uncertainty and tough decisions for renewable energy download subscription

Nabarro 9-Sep-2014

This article focuses on the reforms affecting the generation of electricity, which is a regulated sector in the UK and the EU.

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1 October 2014 employment law changes download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 1-Oct-2014

In this article, the Shepherd and Wedderburn employment team looks at four employment law changes effective from 1 October 2014.

Employee dismissed for demanding bonus and saying that employer ‘could fire him’, not for raising safety concerns, court decides download subscription

Dentons 1-Oct-2014

An employee’s demand for a bonus and assertion that his employment relationship would not be ‘fruitful’ and that his employer could fire him was the reason for his dismissal.

More work does not prevent a redundancy download subscription

Gateley 1-Oct-2014

The fact that a business is thriving may also sometimes surprisingly lead to an employee being dismissed on grounds of redundancy.

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Litigation Briefings

Insolvency litigation briefing — directors will be responsible for breaches of accounting practice; and more download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-Oct-2014

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s insolvency litigation team brings you its monthly update on the cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry.

Serious harm: in the balance? download subscription

Shoosmiths 1-Oct-2014

In Cooke v MGN Ltd, the High Court gave the first judgment on the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.

1 October 2014 employment law changes download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 1-Oct-2014

In this article, the Shepherd and Wedderburn employment team looks at four employment law changes effective from 1 October 2014.

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Knock-for-knock liability in the offshore wind farm sector: why is it important and what issues do you need to be aware of? weblink subscription

Ince & Co 16-Jul-2014

This article explores the knock-for-knock regime, highlights the key advantages of it and looks at some issues that parties should be aware of when drafting their contracts.

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ICA approves commitments in relation to the supermarket alliance download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Oct-2014

On 4 December 2013, the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) opened an investigation into one of Italy’s largest joint purchasing groups, Centrale Italiana.

Georgia Court of Appeals rules franchisees can assert claims for relief under Georgia’s tort statute for violating the FTC Franchise Rule download subscription

DLA Piper 1-Oct-2014

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a judgment entered on a jury verdict against a franchisor for violating the FTC’s Franchise Rule.

Health Alert — Goh v Murdoch Eye Pty Ltd; SB v Romania; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 30-Sep-2014

DLA Piper has released the 29 September 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

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1 October 2014 employment law changes download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 1-Oct-2014

In this article, the Shepherd and Wedderburn employment team looks at four employment law changes effective from 1 October 2014.

Dying without a will: updates in the intestacy rules download subscription

IBB Solicitors 1-Oct-2014

A study released by Investec Wealth & Investment Management earlier this year found that almost two thirds of UK adults have not written a will.

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Company Briefings

Insolvency litigation briefing — directors will be responsible for breaches of accounting practice; and more download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 1-Oct-2014

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s insolvency litigation team brings you its monthly update on the cases and issues affecting the insolvency and fraud investigation industry.

Protecting your data and reputation from Shellshock vulnerability download subscription

Schillings 1-Oct-2014

The real threat from a data breach is not the incident itself, but the lasting damage it can cause to your reputation.

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