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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
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

Environmental Crime Directive published in Official Journal | UK Forest Risk Commodities scheme on the back burner | CSDDD receives
Regulatory Outlook

Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

General election impact on the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill | HSE publish strategic approach to AI | Mental Health
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
Energy and Utilities

ESO proposes the retrospective application of the 'first ready, first connected' approach for GB grid

Radical reforms to the grid connection process have been proposed to address the urgent issue of grid connection delays
Regulatory Outlook

Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2024

Stress awareness month | Health and Safety Executive updates RIDDOR guidance | Government invest £1.5million into innovative occupational health services
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
International expansion and growth

Setting sail globally: launching internationally in an interconnected world

Launching a business internationally can be a game-changer but comes with its own set of challenges and considerations
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
Infrastructure services

What happens to the project company at the expiry of UK PFI contracts?

Directors of the special purpose vehicles created for PFI projects should be aware of the steps they need to take
Regulatory Outlook

Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2024

Building Safety Act update: transition period coming to an end | New Occupational Health Taskforce | RIDDOR review