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Is a chalet a chattel? The rules laid bare
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

In Spielplatz Ltd v Pearson and another 2015 the Court of Appeal had to decide whether a chalet was a chattel (movable possession) or had become


Modern Slavery Act 2015: new UK disclosure requirements from October 2015
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 27 2015

From October 2015, organisations carrying out business in the UK will be required to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial


UK property will not be a safe haven for “dirty money”
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

Prime Minister, David Cameron recently announced his determination to tackle “dirty money” in UK property. However, can such plans deliver the


Summary of the proposed amendment of regulations under the CIDB Act
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2015

The Minister of Public Works has published a notice on 29 May 2015 in the Government Gazette under which the Minister called on the public to comment


"Bringing home the message": tougher sentencing for EHS offences in the UK
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

New sentencing guidelines are likely to have a dramatic impact on the level of fines imposed on companies convicted of environmental, health and


Boost for shale gas industry as Government promises faster decision making
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

In a move to boost the shale gas industry, the Government has announced changes to the planning system to ensure that applications for the exploration


Recap on the ICO stance on data security
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2015

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is known to prefer an “engaging” rather than an enforcement approach with organisations. However


Panel consults on widening the definition of voting rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The Takeover Panel (the Panel) has published a consultation paper (PCP 20152) proposing amendments to the definition of "voting rights" in the


Panel consults on additional presumptions of "acting in concert"
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The Takeover Panel (the Panel) is proposing to introduce three new presumptions to the definition of "acting in concert" in the Takeover Code (the


Business rates: the Supreme Court decides on rating practice for separate floors in a building
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

Business rates are a tax on non-domestic property, with each property unit or "hereditament" being subject to a rateable value on which the tax is