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Life Sciences and Healthcare

Will cannabis now be legal in Germany? German parliament passes new Cannabis Act and partial legalisation

The legalisation of cannabis for recreational use in Germany is coming – however only as a limited decriminalisation or “legalization
Retail and Consumer

UK rail regulator increases focus on online ticket retailing, hidden fees and 'drip pricing'

What is good practice for train-ticket retailers when displaying prices and fees and providing online information?
Corporate

Questions regarding the Resolution of the Spanish Directorate General for Legal Security and Public Faith of 23 May 2023

Directorate prohibits the appointment of the same natural person as a director and as a representative of a legal person
Tax

Spanish Constitutional Court declares several corporate income tax measures unconstitutional

Effects of the nullity are limited as court restricts situations affected by the declaration
Employment and pensions

The UK lifetime allowance is going on 6 April: are you ready?    

What is changing and what do pension scheme trustees and employers need to do to prepare?
Real estate

Bans on tourist rentals in Spanish condominiums

Bans on tourist rentals in Spanish condominiums do not require owners' unanimity. Courts have issued rulings regarding the effects of
Tax

Spring Budget 2024: what business tax measures can the UK expect?

Tax cuts are expected in the chancellor's statement on 6 March – but they may be limited
Real estate

UK Court of Appeal rules in favour of developer on interpretation of restrictive covenant

The words 'and also' demonstrate the importance of contractual interpretation when considering modification of covenant
Real estate

First-Tier Tribunal rules against building owner in first contested remediation contribution order

'Just and equitable test' when requiring a party to contribute to remediating costs under the Building Safety Act 2022
Employment and pensions

UK Immigration Update | February 2024

Immigration fees, sponsorship policies and the crackdown on illegal working in the UK, and more
Energy and Utilities

Dutch court forces Enexis to connect charging station group Leap24 to power grid

Judgment gives an insight on how the courts deal with typical defences of network operators in grid connection disputes