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Drafting contracts - Key lessons from 2013 *

United Kingdom - April 3 2013
In this briefing we look at the lessons to be learnt from some of the English contract law cases of 2012 which, whilst not all arising out of…

Co-authors: Robert Moore, Carol Shutkever, Julie Farley.


Community assets may delay transactions *

United Kingdom - October 8 2012
Legislation is now in force which could affect the timeframe of acquisitions or disposals or be used as a delaying tactic to try to stall a development which might be unpopular in the local community.

Co-authors: Kathryn Oie.


Carbon Reduction Commitment: proposals for a leaner, simplified and re-focused scheme *

United Kingdom - March 28 2012
The Government has committed to simplifying the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and last June published its vision for a simplified scheme from Phase Two onwards (April 2013). 

Co-authors: Rhian Gyngell, Kevin O'Connor, Louise Moore.


CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme: a last chance for real change? *

United Kingdom - February 4 2011
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published five discussion papers setting out options to reform and simplify the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) in response to concerns over its complexity and the administrative burden on participants.

Co-authors: Kevin O'Connor, Louise Moore.


The importance of being accurate *

United Kingdom - January 19 2011
In a case reported in the last month, Fairstate Ltd v General Enterprise & Management Ltd and another [2010] EWHC 3072 (QB), the High Court considered whether the established principles of construction and rectification could be applied to remedy defective drafting in a guarantee.

Co-authors: Matthew Bonye, Rhian Arrenberg, Alexandra Bethell.


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