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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE)The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry-standard pre-contract...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 19th May
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Commercial Property Standard EnquiriesThe Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) have become the industry standard pre-contract enquiries for...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 19th May
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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for commercial property in ScotlandHow do EPCs apply to commercial property in Scotland?This Practice Note...
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Produced in partnership with Rachel Oliphant of Pinsent Masons 19th May
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 19th May
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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For the purposes of s 100 of the Highways Act 1980, a ‘highway drain’ is defined as including a ditch, gutter, watercourse, soak-away, bridge,...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 19th May
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What is a contract of insurance?This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 19th May
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Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of...
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19th May
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Waste types and controls—controlled wasteControlled waste is subject to legislative control. It is defined in Part II to the Environmental Protection...
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19th May
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 19th May
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BREEAM key requirementsWhat is BREEAM?The Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) is a method for evaluating...
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Produced in partnership with Author of the WSP Group 19th May
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Flood reinsurance—the Flood Re schemeBackground to the schemeThe Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government had an agreement, known as...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure and Burges Salmon 19th May
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Public nuisancePublic nuisance involves a nuisance being carried out, which affects a section of the general public. It has been defined as: 'acts or...
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19th May
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Forfeiture of property following convictionThe power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the Sentencing Act 2020The Sentencing Act...
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19th May
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Environmental permitting—flood risk activitiesHistory of flood defence consentsThe ‘old’ system of flood defence consents, prior to 6 April 2016,...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Tilling and Michael Barlow of Burges Salmon 19th May

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Environmental social governance—the investment marketBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Clare of Anthesis 16th Sep
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Sustainable finance—recent newsThis Practice Note links to news on sustainable finance, including green loans and green bonds, that has been published...
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16th Sep
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The UN Global Compact and human rightsThe UN Global Compact (UNGC) is a voluntary initiative set up in 2000 under the auspices of the United Nations....
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16th Sep
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Identifying internationally recognised human rightsThe UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (UNGPs) require businesses to respect...
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16th Sep
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Directive 2014/95/EU on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information—snapshotTitleDirective 2014/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 15th Sep
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ESG measures to amend AIFMD/UCITS/MiFID—one minute guideThis one minute guide, based on a note originally prepared by Macfarlanes, discusses the suite...
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14th Sep
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Sustainable development—definition and application at international levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 14th Sep
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Climate change and sustainability issues for the financial sectorClimate change and sustainability issues have become hot topics in recent...
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Produced in partnership with Grania Baird of Farrer & Co and Kya Fear of Farrer & Co 13th Sep
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Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentPolicy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published...
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13th Sep
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Sustainability and EU competition law‘All of Europe’s policies — including competition policy — will have their role to play in helping [Europe’s move...
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Produced in partnership with David Little, Pierre Bichet and Clément Pradille from Latham & Watkins 13th Sep
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Modern slavery and human traffickingThe Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015. Section 54 requires certain firms...
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8th Sep
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Private equity: Reflection on practical integration and application of UN PRIOverview of tools and resourcesThis Practice Note discusses the United...
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Produced in partnership with Beata Dunn - Olejarova of ReGen Law LLP 7th Sep
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The EU sustainability-related disclosure regulation (SFDR)—essentialsThis Practice Note analyses the scope and requirements of the EU regulation on...
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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance and Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 6th Sep
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Sustainable finance and ESG—key global principles for financial institutionsGlobal sustainable finance and ESG initiatives for financial...
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Produced in partnership with Dianne Bell of Freelance 6th Sep
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Voluntary environmental reportingKey drivers for voluntary environmental reportingA company may choose to report on environmental matters:•to gain a...
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Produced in partnership with CLT Envirolaw 3rd Sep
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CSR, ESG and human rights reporting and initiativesSustainability toolkitWe have produced a sustainability toolkit, which aims to help practitioners...
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27th Aug
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ESG and stewardship issues in pensions—what do trustees need to do?FORTHCOMING DEVELOPMENT 1: According to a climate change strategy published by the...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Latimour and Harriet Sayer of Eversheds Sutherland 26th Aug
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Climate-related disclosures for UK financial institutions—new UK mandatory requirementsThis Practice Note, produced in partnership with Arun...
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Produced in partnership with Arun Srivastava of Paul Hastings 25th Aug
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Zero carbon buildings—law and policyWhat is a zero carbon building?In simple terms, a zero carbon building means that all net carbon emissions from...
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19th Aug
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Sustainable development—definition and application at UK levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 17th Aug

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