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Video: Pillsbury partner Elizabeth Moeller on a new wave of investment in water policy weblink subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In this video, Elizabeth Moeller discusses how developments in US water policy may lead to a new wave of investment spurred by public-private partnerships.

HS2 objections build download subscription

IBB Solicitors 10-Apr-2014

A House of Commons committee has said that areas of irreplaceable natural value along the route of the HS2 rail project are at risk of being subordinated to ‘crude economic calculations’.

HS2 update: how to protect your interests by petitioning against the Hybrid Bill download subscription

Nabarro 4-Apr-2014

The powers to construct and operate phase one of HS2 will be secured by means of a hybrid bill: the High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill.

How to get an injunction to stop an adjudication — Twintec v Volkerfitzpatrick download subscription

Macfarlanes 20-Mar-2014

The judgment demonstrates one of the rare and exceptional circumstances in which the court may be willing to intervene to stop an adjudication.

High Speed 2 — the journey has started weblink subscription

Mills & Reeve 20-Mar-2014

On 21 November 2013, the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013 received royal assent. The act is referred to as the ‘Paving Act’, and it has immediate effect.

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Proposed changes to tax reliefs for television programmes and video games download subscription

Eversheds 17-Apr-2014

The chancellor has proposed changes to tax reliefs for television programmes and video games that were introduced by the Finance Act 2013.

Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

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Insolvency Briefings

Victory for BVI liquidators in Australian courts download subscription

Ogier 15-Apr-2014

In Global Tradewaves Ltd, liquidators appointed by the BVI court to GTL obtained leave to examine a former director of GTL in relation to the company’s affairs.

Law à la Mode — April 2014: fashion flair transforms wearable technologies; delivering IT services in the retail sector; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 15-Apr-2014

DLA Piper has released the April 2014 issue of its Law à la Mode publication.

Global Insight: news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group download subscription

DLA Piper 14-Apr-2014

Global Insight is a digital publication bringing you news, views and analysis from DLA Piper’s global restructuring group.

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High Speed 2 — the journey has started weblink subscription

Mills & Reeve 20-Mar-2014

On 21 November 2013, the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013 received royal assent. The act is referred to as the ‘Paving Act’, and it has immediate effect.

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New ABI guidance download subscription

Nabarro 17-Apr-2014

The ABI has issued guidance on lock-up agreements, in particular in response to concerns over the extent to which lock-ups are waived during the lock-up periods. 

Unlocking export growth in the UK: challenges and opportunities download subscription

Nabarro 15-Apr-2014

Nabarro partner Martin McKervey shares his thoughts on unlocking export growth.

A new design for the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations? download subscription

Nabarro 15-Apr-2014

The changes proposed by the HSE in the new draft CDM regulations are underpinned by a desire to improve standards of health and safety, particularly on smaller construction sites.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

Unfair relationships — what does the future hold? download subscription

Eversheds 17-Apr-2014

The ‘unfair relationship’ concept in respect of credit agreements was introduced into the Consumer Credit Act 1974 on 6 April 2007.

Proposed changes to tax reliefs for television programmes and video games download subscription

Eversheds 17-Apr-2014

The chancellor has proposed changes to tax reliefs for television programmes and video games that were introduced by the Finance Act 2013.

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Financial Services Briefings

Unfair relationships — what does the future hold? download subscription

Eversheds 17-Apr-2014

The ‘unfair relationship’ concept in respect of credit agreements was introduced into the Consumer Credit Act 1974 on 6 April 2007.

House prices rose by 9.1 per cent in February download subscription

IBB Solicitors 17-Apr-2014

The rate at which house prices are rising has continued to increase, according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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    Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

    Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

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    Spring tide

    Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push

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    Stash cloud

    As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof

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    A life less green?

    Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives

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    Grid lock

    With the closure of coal-powered energy stations, the proposed private sector-funded nuclear alternatives will be vital to meet the UK’s needs. But as Hamish Lal reports, the builds could be seriously delayed due to a lack of clarity on the part of the Government

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    Addleshaws comes up smelling of roses with waste management scoop

    Europe’s largest waste PFI has seen Addleshaws strike up relationships with new clients.

  • Baltic States Special Report: Energy craving

    Law firms are waiting on tenterhooks for the Baltic States’ politicians to sort out their differences and give the go-ahead for a host of energy projects.

  • What next for Slaughters, Links as BHP seam runs dry?

    The collapse of BHP’s bid for Rio Tinto leaves big firms’ big billers at a loose end.