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The Internet of Things and the real estate sector

As the fourth industrial revolution gathers pace, even that most traditional and archaic sector of all, real estate, is opening its arms to embrace the technology that is infiltrating all aspects of the built environment.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 15 March 2018 | Practice Area: Information Technology

The revised draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

A look at the revised National Planning Policy Framework.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 12 March 2018 | Practice Area: Rights over land

Attack of the Triffids: Knotweed nuisance cranks up a notch

A look at the growing problem of Japanese Knotweed to real estate.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 12 March 2018 | Practice Area: Environment

NPPF 2018 - Introduction

A look at the draft revised National Planning Policy Framework proposals, published on 5 March 2018.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 07 March 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

MEES: considerations for lenders

A look at new minimum energy efficiency standards for property in England and Wales.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 05 March 2018 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

How has Brexit impacted real estate one year on?

On the anniversary of the UK's referendum to leave the EU, Gowling WLG lawyers assess what impact the decision will have on core land law in England and Wales.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 29 June 2017 | Practice Area: Conveyancing

IPMS: How does residential property measure up?

We will soon need to say goodbye to the principles of gross external area, net internal area and net sales area when measuring residential property. How does this affect legal documents?

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 02 November 2016 | Practice Area: Real Estate

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Property deposits – Payback time?

The payment of a deposit provides a financial incentive for a buyer to complete a purchase of property, but what rights does a buyer have to the return of the deposit should the buyer fail to complete the purchase?

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 27 October 2016 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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Lending, fraud and the Land Registry: whose fault is it anyway?

This March, consultations opened on the Land Registration Act and the privatisation of the Land Registry. This briefing focuses on the suggestion that the Land Registry indemnity - which offsets the potential for errors in the Registry - should be caveated and potentially withdrawn from lenders.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 09 June 2016 | Practice Area: Professional Indemnity

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Taxing times for non-residents - capital gains tax on UK residential property

In the 2013 Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne announced that capital gains tax on the disposal of UK residential property would be extended to non-UK residents. Following a consulation process, the government has now published its summary of responses - Macfarlanes looks at the details.

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 04 December 2014 | Practice Area: General Financial Services

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