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Shutting the window: tenant could not release right to light

A recent case has decided that a right to light was part of the premises demised by a lease and a release of that right by the tenant could amount to an encroachment on the premises.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 22 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

General Counsel Update, November 2017

This is the latest in HSF's series of general counsel updates, which aim to summarise major developments in key areas.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 21 November 2017 | Practice Area: Business of law

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Can there be damages for breach of contract where there is no "loss"?

This briefing examines the recent Court of Appeal decision in Burrows Investments Ltd v Ward Homes Ltd, a case involving development on land subject to an overage provision.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Clean, green growth for the UK

The government has published two important papers on delivering clean economic growth and infrastructure. This article examines their contents.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 20 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

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Facilitation payments no longer permissible under Canadian anti-corruption law

Canada's repeal of the "facilitation payments" exception in its foreign anti-corruption law widens the rift between the US, which permits such payments, and the majority of other countries, which prohibit them.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 17 November 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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How viable is hybrid energy in remote mining locations?

In remote locations the reliability of fuel deliveries can cause headaches, reliable alternative sources of energy are being carefully considered and, in a few cases, already being utilized.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 15 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

A new protocol for resolving boundary disputes

A Protocol for Disputes between Neighbours about the Location of their Boundary has been written and issued by senior members of the legal and surveying professions. This briefing examines its provisions.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 14 November 2017 | Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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California hazardous waste facility permitting will get harder: cost… unknown

Permitted California hazardous waste facilities take note: the California Department of Toxic Substances Control has proposed significant changes to the HWF permitting process.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 November 2017 | Practice Area: Hazardous waste

A significant move for transparent property ownership

HM Land Registry has released data on property in England and Wales owned by UK and overseas companies. This is the latest move in plans to facilitate housing development.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 13 November 2017 | Practice Area: Commercial Property

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Negotiating damages for breach of overage

This article examines the court's decision in Burrows Investments Ltd v Ward Homes Ltd.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 08 November 2017 | Practice Area: Real Estate

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