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Residential tenant’s right of first refusal over commercial units download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 19-Sep-2014

The tenant’s right of first refusal was introduced to prevent landlords from selling the reversionary interest in a tenant’s flat without the tenant’s knowledge.

Anti-social legislation provides scope for injunctions and possession download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 19-Sep-2014

Tough new legislation to tackle anti-social behaviour gives housing associations greater powers, says Winckworth Sherwood’s Ausilia Matraxia.

Fighting unfair fees associated with leasehold property transactions download subscription

IBB Solicitors 18-Sep-2014

The Conveyancing Association is urging the government to update the Consumer Rights Bill to stop rogue managing agents from delaying the sales of leasehold properties.

Serbia: law on notary public comes into effect download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 15-Sep-2014

On 17 May 2011, the National Assembly adopted the Law on Notary Public, which came into effect on 1 September 2014.

Fourth amendment of the Luxembourg and France double tax treaty download subscription

Wildgen 15-Sep-2014

On 5 September 2014, the French and Luxembourg finance ministers signed a protocol amending article 3 of the France-Luxembourg double tax treaty.

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Door-to-door selling of financial instruments: recent clarifications by the Court of Cassation download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Sep-2014

The interpretation of the scope of application of the investor’s right to withdraw from any contracts for the placement of door-to-door financial products has again captured the attention of all players.

Congress and the Higher Education Act: what’s on the table? What’s to come? Our look at the major proposals download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Sep-2014

Many members of Congress have introduced bills addressing many aspects of higher education that concern the public. 

Disclosure of confidential information to a prospective buyer and directors’ duties download subscription

Kemp Little 19-Sep-2014

A recent High Court case has emphasised the need for investors to ensure that confidentially clauses in shareholders’ agreement are drafted correctly. 

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Construction Briefings

Failure to comply with CDM Regulations could result in imprisonment download subscription

Nabarro 18-Sep-2014

When undertaking due diligence exercises in property purchases, a standard construction enquiry is usually raised of the seller to ask if there is a health and safety file.

HS2 changes under consideration download subscription

B P Collins 12-Sep-2014

Fresh concerns have been raised about the HS2 railway project in the House of Commons.

Totally out of order: RWE Npower Renewables v JN Bentley Ltd download subscription

Gateley 11-Sep-2014

In a recent case, the court had to consider the interpretation of contract documents where there are ambiguities in the order of precedence.

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Opposed lease renewals: stepping into the (tenant) breach… download subscription

Memery Crystal 18-Jul-2014

The Court of Appeal has provided useful guidance as to when a landlord may justifiably oppose a tenant’s lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

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Ontario government responds to early results of mine safety review download subscription

Dentons 19-Sep-2014

The Ontario government says that it is acting on the early results of the Mining Sector Health, Safety and Prevention Review.

Corporate inversions — how much will history repeat itself? download subscription

Dentons 18-Sep-2014

‘Inversion’ transactions are nothing new, and the current proceedings appear to be just another replay of earlier games of tag between the government and US multinationals. 

Devon: Tax Court of Canada considers large corporation rules download subscription

Dentons 18-Sep-2014

In Devon Canada Corporation v The Queen, the issue is whether the taxpayer may deduct $20,884,041 paid to cancel issued stock options. 

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Disclosure of confidential information to a prospective buyer and directors’ duties download subscription

Kemp Little 19-Sep-2014

A recent High Court case has emphasised the need for investors to ensure that confidentially clauses in shareholders’ agreement are drafted correctly. 

Insolvent tenants: administrators to ‘pay for what they use’ download subscription

Winckworth Sherwood 19-Sep-2014

The Court of Appeal has held that administrators must make payment in respect of rent for any period during which he retains possession of the demised property.

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Family Briefings

Shared parental leave: parallels with recent case on paternity pay download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 17-Sep-2014

Shepherd and Wedderburn considers the impact of Shuter v Ford Motor Co Ltd, in which it was concluded that offering less paternity than maternity pay was lawful.

Comparison between the forthcoming private wealth foundation and the philanthropic foundation in Luxembourg download subscription

Wildgen 17-Sep-2014

This article aims at differentiating the respective characteristics of each kind of foundation and highlighting their compatibility.

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