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The Planning (Scotland) Bill update

The Planning (Scotland) Bill, published at the end of 2017, outlined a number of changes to the current legislation in Scotland. This article explores these changes.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 17 January 2018 | Practice Area: Rights over land

High Court can grant retrospective permission to continue a derivative claim

Andrew Cooke, a senior associate, and James Leadill, an associate, in HSF's disputes division consider the decision in Wilton UK Limited v John Shuttleworth and others [2017] EWHC 2195 (Ch).

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 23 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

Caveats: the early warning system in Scotland

This briefing explains why any business with a link to Scotland should consider lodging caveats from a risk management perspective.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Jurisdiction in insolvency proceedings - new case law

A recent Court of Session case has made clear that a Scottish court cannot wind up or make an administration order in respect of an English registered company, and the same applies to English courts and Scottish companies.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 26 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

When it comes to on demand bonds: clarity is king

This article serves as a useful reminder to construction practitioners of the key principle in relation to on demand bonds: clarity is king.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 October 2017 | Practice Area: Mining

Introduction - Combined Authorities

As of July 2017, there are nine new combined authorities. This, the first of a series of articles, summarises their key functions and powers conferred by their Parliamentary Orders.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 26 September 2017 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

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Extinction of claims reform: A repeat prescription?

This article examines the proposed implementation of the Scottish Law Commission's recommendations for the reform of the law on extinction of claims under Scot law (known as "prescription").

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 September 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

Are you haPPI now...?

This article examines a recent decision at Glasgow Sheriff Court concerning PPI refunds.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 11 August 2017 | Practice Area: Insurance

Exclusive remedy clauses: A cautionary tale

This article provides a brief overview of exemption and exclusive remedy clauses, and summarises the issues arising from the recent case of Scottish Power UK PLC v BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 July 2017 | Practice Area: Oil

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Arbitration anonymity v accounting disclosures

A recent decision by the Scottish Court of Session explored the issues of confidentiality and anonymity under the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010. This article examines the case.

Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 24 July 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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