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Case law affecting real estate developers

In 2024, important case law has been delivered that will impact real estate developers
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG Knowledge Update | July 2024

Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news

Tax developments are gathering pace for the Dutch real estate market

What proposed changes will affect real estate entities?
Energy and Utilities

'Wind of change': Labour government lifts de facto ban on onshore wind in the UK

The swift move indicates a strong early commitment to the green economy and to reform of the UK's planning system
Infrastructure services

How to get ahead and avoid disputes prior to UK PFI handback

As projects enter a 'sunset' period, it is time to consider areas of potential dispute and how best to avoid
The Built Environment

Is Belgian real estate ready for the new rules for electric vehicles from 2025?

Obligations are changing for the installation of charging stations and infrastructure in Belgium
UK General Election

What can the Built Environment sector expect from the next UK government?

The sector will be hoping for clarity in a number of areas, including leasehold reform and planning, to support business
Real estate

A muted Leasehold and Freehold Reform Act is now law but not yet in force in England

The hasty pre-general election introduction in the final parliamentary session has led to major legislative casualties
Real estate

Under Construction: Legal developments in the UK construction industry | May 2024

Early indications for the construction industry in the upcoming general election, JCT publishes the new Design and Build 2024 contracts
Knowledge Notes

Finishing Parliamentary business in the 'wash-up' ahead of UK general election: what legislation has survived and what has fallen?

Prorogation brought Parliamentary business to an end, meaning all draft legislation not passed is lost
Real estate

UK government concludes consultation on contractual controls on land

Proposed regulations include a public register of contractual control agreements to increase land ownership transparency