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Future of Mobility and Infrastructure | AI use cases, UK PFI project handbacks, and what a Labour government might mean for the sector

Welcome to our latest mobility and infrastructure update that addresses key trends and issues within the sector affecting your business
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
UK General Election

What might a Labour government mean for the infrastructure sector?

Housing, energy infrastructure, transport, social infrastructure (such as schools and healthcare) and other large-scale projects are all priority areas for
Competition, antitrust and trade

Government updates guidance on the UK National Security and Investment Act

Changes cover call-in powers, universities and research bodies, outward direct investment and notification forms
Competition, antitrust and trade

UK government announces timetable for changes to the National Security and Investment Act regime

But the Cabinet Office timeframe comes as a UK general election could bring in Labour with its 'secureconomics' agenda
Energy and Utilities

One step closer to the Spanish sustainable mobility

The Sustainable Mobility Draft Bill begins its urgent parliamentary procedure in order to become effective during 2024
Energy and Utilities

Smart Power | UK energy market strategy in 2025, repowering and ethical supply chains

Welcome to the latest edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector.
ESG, sustainability and responsible business

EU strengthens its arsenal in fight against environmental crime

Revised legislation brings in 'qualified' offences to criminalise serious environmental damage and replaces the 2008 law
Regulatory and compliance

UK government unveils draft procurement regulations for public sector bids

Authorities and suppliers will need to keep an eye on information published about procurements and resulting contracts
Regulatory and compliance

The UK Procurement Act 2023 brings new rules for frameworks and dynamic markets

The changes that are set to be introduced later this year could prove useful for both suppliers and authorities
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?