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The Cathay Pacific Breach: Is Data Protection and Cyber Security Law in Hong Kong About to Receive an Upgrade?

Hong Kong - June 17 2019 On 6 June, 2019, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (the “PCPD“) issued an enforcement notice against Cathay Pacific Airways (and its…

Has your lease been validly contracted out of the 1954 Act? Landlords can breathe a sigh of relief

United Kingdom - June 13 2019 Earlier this month the High Court handed down its judgment in the case of TFS Stores Limited v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General…

Legal viewpoint

United Kingdom - June 3 2019 The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s decision in the curious case of three temporary marquees, a backdated decision notice and the judicial…

Rateable value: The Supreme Court departs from reality

United Kingdom - May 17 2019 The Supreme Court has decided that a rateable value of £370,000 should be entered into the ratings list for an office block in Blackpool despite there…

Open for Business - ESOS Phase 2

United Kingdom - May 9 2019 Regular readers may recall that we have previously blogged a fair bit on the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (“ESOS”). Phase 1 finished at the end…

Three Words that mean so much

Australia - May 3 2019 What is the easiest way to locate a specific point on a map? It’s a question that is increasingly vital to many sectors of the economy, from your…

What is Net Zero Carbon?

United Kingdom - May 2 2019 The issue of climate change couldn’t be more topical. But what is “net zero carbon”? Is it just another buzzword and what does it really mean? The UK…

Raising living standards in rented homes

United Kingdom - April 29 2019 Did you know that prior to 20 March 2019 there wasn’t an automatic legal right for tenants to live in a home fit for human habitation? That is no…

Non-UK resident SDLT surcharge: adding 1% and more complexity: Part II

United Kingdom - April 26 2019 In February we discussed the government’s intention to increase stamp duty land tax for non-UK residents (that post can be accessed here). The…

Health and safety in buildings: the health and safety file

United Kingdom - April 25 2019 With health and safety in buildings under increasing scrutiny, we look at the legal requirements for health and safety files and provide some top tips…