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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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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Sustainable development—definition and application at European Union (EU) levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 5th Jun
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Sustainable development—definition and application at international levelBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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Responsible business, corporate social responsibility and environmental social governance—a guide for companiesKey termsThe terms ‘responsible...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 5th Jun
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Human rights due diligenceWhy is human rights due diligence important?Human rights due diligence is not currently a legal requirement in the UK but is...
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Produced in partnership with Ardea International 5th Jun
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Planning for sustainable development—regulationSustainable development essentially means keeping current development within sustainable levels,...
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5th Jun
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Sustainable development—the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015Background to the Future Generations ActWhen first introduced in 2012,...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Robert Lee of Birmingham Law School 5th Jun
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Environmental Impact Assessment Directives—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of certain...
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5th Jun
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Sustainability reporting for public bodiesUK government sustainable development strategyIn 2011, the UK government published its vision on...
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5th Jun
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Anti-slavery and human trafficking statement for a business in the construction sector1: Opening statement from senior management[Name of...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Supply chain sustainabilityThe public increasingly hold organisations responsible for the impact of their and their suppliers' practices on the...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Garbett of Squire Patton Boggs, Ian Skinner of Squire Patton Boggs, Sarah Rathke Esq. of Squire Patton Boggs and Dynda Thomas of Squire Patton Boggs 4th Jun
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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 4th Jun
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Sustainable Finance—2016–2018 news [Archived]2018 NewsDateNews story4 January 2019Commission publishes draft rules requiring investment firms and...
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4th Jun
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Sustainability-linked bondsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Heng of Norton Rose Fulbright 4th Jun
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Green bondsGreen bonds are a natural source of financing for issuers who have a financing or refinancing requirement for a green project. There does...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Heng of Norton Rose Fulbright 4th Jun
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Green loansIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Kathryn Emmett of Norton Rose Fulbright, Katie Knight of Norton Rose Fulbright and Rosa Mottershead 4th Jun
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Sustainable securitisationsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Mindy Hauman of White & Case, Chris McGarry of White & Case and Debashis Dey of White & Case 4th Jun
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Sustainability-linked loansIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Alec Buchanan of White & Case and Mindy Hauman of White & Case 4th Jun

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