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Better late than never? Late applications under the Community Right to Buy
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2018

At the beginning of February, a community body known as the North West Mull Community Woodland Company was given permission by Scottish Environment


The Autumn 2017 Budget has changed the VCT investment landscape
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2018

The Autumn 2017 Budget has changed the venture capital trust (VCT) investment landscape, introducing changes to the regime designed to restrict VCT


Distributed ledger technology: A regulatory conundrum
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 2 2018

An increasing awareness among financial regulators of the benefits and risks of distributed ledger technology, such as the blockchain which underpins


Top 5 adjudication cases of 2017
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2018

Our two-part webinar series explores the top construction court cases from 2017, to provide an understanding of the key developments in construction


HSE enforcement: More notices and more appeals?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2018

On 8 February 2018, the Supreme Court gave its judgment in an appeal by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Health and Safety against Chevron North Sea Limited


Rules are rules - but is it time for the civil procedure rules to allow service by email?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2018

Harry Day, a noted World War II escapee, once remarked: “Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.” The Supreme Court’s


New employment compensation limits from April 2018
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2018

Compensation limits for certain tribunal awards and statutory payments will increase in line with the September RPI from 6 April 2018. In cases


New regime for the contractual rights of Third Parties in Scotland
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2018

Third party rights are conferred by contracting parties on a person who is not a party to the contract concerned. Such rights have long been


Basic payment assurance may make buying entitlement worthwhile
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2018

Clients have asked me on a number of occasions recently to give advice where they have not qualified for receipt of Basic Payment Entitlements (BPE


Three yearly returns for LBTT leases - are you ready to review?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2018

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is a tax on property transactions in Scotland, and applies to purchases of both residential and commercial