Employment & Labour Law
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The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Gordon Harris of Gowling WLG.
Insurance & Reinsurance
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Mergers & Acquisitions
The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Ben Higson & David Harrison of Hogan Lovells.
The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Alex Nourry of Clifford Chance.
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Restructuring & Insolvency
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Does the technological revolution affect the procurement, construction and operation of data centres?
Bird & Bird
Data centres are increasingly key to the transaction of business all over the world, with more and more companies relying on remote hosting for their IT systems. [Continue Reading]
Real Estate, Scotland
Dealing with residential tenancies has taken on a new meaning in Scotland. On 1 December 2017, the private residential tenancy (PRT) became the new residential tenancy for Scotland and, from 31 January 2018, letting agents of residential dwellings have to comply with a new code of practice and apply to be registered in the mandatory Register of Letting Agents.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR) (which implemented the 2014 Public Procurement Directive) created a new procedure known as competitive procedure with negotiation (CPN). For those bidding on complex infrastructure projects or other government contracts, the implications of CPN may not be immediately apparent. For a contracting authority, CPN provides an additional procurement option giving more flexibility (than a restricted procedure), more control over bidders (than an open procedure). A contracting authority developing an innovative product, services or works may consider that an innovation partnership is more suitable.
There is a fundamental tension between the desire for contractual certainty and for agreements to be future proof. Property lawyers know only too well the difficulties associated with the fact neither we or our clients have crystal balls or the ability to time travel. We are regularly asked to look at a contract in a context that you can immediately approach the lawyers drafting the document did not anticipate. [Continue Reading]
Herbert Smith Freehills
Our cities are designed around and defined by roads and vehicles. Autonomous technology will not only change the way we travel, it has the potential to change the face of real estate as we know it. [Continue Reading]
Winston & Strawn
Real estate strategy and how a business occupies premises generate more emotion and irrational opinions than any other strategic or operational issue faced by corporate occupiers.
Equifax, one of the world’s leading credit rating agencies is hacked. Personal information of individuals is accessed and many of these individuals have not consciously consented to Equifax holding their data, but have no choice in the modern world. No respectable media outlet, if offered this stolen personal data, would publish it.
The In-House Lawyer
It was reported on 23 January 2018 that the US is to impose tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines. China, South Korea and India, among others, were quick to express outrage at these steps. But are investors, exporters and the companies reliant on these imports impotent in such circumstances? And will it lead to a global wave of protectionism, especially in the booming renewables sector? [Continue Reading]
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