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Regulatory Outlook

Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

HSE to inspect construction sites from September | Registration of residential high-rise buildings by October 2023 | Regulations on new
Regulatory Outlook

Competition | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

DMA designation | Housebuilding Market Study | Horizontal agreements
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook September 2023

Developers, are you ready for biodiversity net gain obligations? | Consultation launched on SFDR implementation and options to improve framework
The Built Environment

The new dutyholder regime for the construction of buildings in England

New duties to be imposed on those responsible for commissioning, designing and carrying out the construction of new buildings
The Building Safety Act

Long-awaited clarity received on building control for higher-risk buildings in the UK

Impact on costs and delay for programmes remains a concern for industry
The Built Environment

International regulatory catch-up can deliver energy transformation gains for logistics

If regulators can keep pace with innovation, such as battery storage, new revenue streams await logistics owners
Real estate

Why preconditions are critical to lease breaks in England and Wales

When tenants want to break a lease, landlords often have recourse to the way it is drafted and the preconditions
Real estate

UK Court of Appeal brings clarity to provisions of the Building Safety Act

Construction sector and developers get more certainty on post-Grenfell safety work issues from URS v BDW ruling
The Built Environment

How understanding data and protecting value is the future warehouse challenge across Europe

Questions around the use of data need to be to the fore for logistics owners and occupiers of facilities of
Energy and Utilities

UK strategy for biomass looks to carbon capture and storage to help deliver net zero

Biomass' potential as a renewable energy is endorsed despite controversy around its sustainability credentials
Real estate

UK County Court rules in favour of tenant refusing landlord break into renewal lease

'Sketchy' redevelopment plans considered insufficient for break right and valuation experts' independence criticised
Artificial intelligence

What risks need to be considered by a UK business using artificial intelligence?

An overview of the legal and regulatory risks arising from AI deployment published in our article in Compliance & Risk