All Insights en Fri, 19 Apr 2024 01:21:34 +0100 Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:09:07 +0100 Smart Power | UK energy market strategy in 2025, repowering and ethical supply chains &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to the latest edition of Smart Power, Osborne Clarke's specialist service for asset managers within the green energy sector.</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:09:07 +0100 All Insights EU strengthens its arsenal in fight against environmental crime &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Revised legislation brings in 'qualified' offences to criminalise serious environmental damage and replaces the 2008 law</strong>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Tue, 16 Apr 2024 14:59:31 +0100 All Insights UK government unveils draft procurement regulations for public sector bids &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Authorities and suppliers will need to keep an eye on information published about procurements and resulting contracts</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 04 Apr 2024 11:17:51 +0100 All Insights The UK Procurement Act 2023 brings new rules for frameworks and dynamic markets &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The changes that are set to be introduced later this year could prove useful for both suppliers and authorities</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 04 Mar 2024 11:37:41 +0000 All Insights UK rail regulator increases focus on online ticket retailing, hidden fees and 'drip pricing' &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What is good practice for train-ticket retailers when displaying prices and fees and providing online information?</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 23 Feb 2024 13:33:42 +0000 All Insights Dutch court forces Enexis to connect charging station group Leap24 to power grid &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Judgment gives an insight on how the courts deal with typical defences of network operators in grid connection disputes</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 20 Feb 2024 14:45:16 +0000 All Insights The new debarment regime for UK public procurement: how contracting authorities can avoid the pitfalls &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What will the Procurement Act's introduction of a new debarment list for suppliers entail for contracting authorities?</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 08 Jan 2024 11:52:28 +0000 All Insights UK National Security Act 2023 brings in scheme to register 'political influence' arrangements &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>FIRS is intended to provide assurance around the activities of certain foreign powers – but what does it mean for businesses?</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 19 Dec 2023 10:15:50 +0000 All Insights Green aviation claims fail to land with UK regulator &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Advertising regulator finds against airline sustainability claims, while further CMA scrutiny of greenwashing is anticipated</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 15 Dec 2023 09:47:48 +0000 All Insights What is the latest on international, EU and UK initiatives to regulate artificial intelligence? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>After a flurry of autumn activity, we review the current position for AI regulation as 2024 approaches</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 29 Nov 2023 09:44:58 +0000 All Insights Direct awards get post-pandemic overhaul under the new UK Procurement Act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>UK ministers have been given sweeping new powers to bypass procurement rules to 'protect life'</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:09:30 +0000 All Insights Energy National Policy Statement enters new era in the UK &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>The government has set out its updates in the Autumn Statement to support its drive to net zero</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 28 Nov 2023 09:46:50 +0000 All Insights UK Ministry of Defence consults on pricing changes for single source contracts &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Input sought by 1 December on proposals forming first tranche of reforms</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 27 Nov 2023 12:15:30 +0000 All Insights National Security Act 2023 creates new specific criminal liability risk for managers of businesses in UK &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>New UK law introduced to combat espionage and malign foreign influence extends liability to senior managers of organisations that commit offences &nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Mon, 27 Nov 2023 10:37:27 +0000 All Insights Autumn Statement 2023: what UK business tax measures were announced? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>More fiscal headroom enabled tax cuts and business incentives to be announced in the chancellor's statement</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 23 Nov 2023 12:32:49 +0000 All Insights Future of Mobility and Infrastructure | Mitigating against supply chain issues, the changing logistics industry and artificial intelligence &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to this first instalment of Osborne Clarke's&nbsp;Mobility &amp; Infrastructure sector update, where we address key trends and issues within the sector affecting your business.</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 22 Nov 2023 15:08:35 +0000 All Insights AI: Threats and opportunities in the Mobility and Infrastructure sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Opportunities abound, but alongside them come novel risks – including that of cybersecurity.</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 14 Nov 2023 15:41:55 +0000 All Insights What are the principal challenges posed by new service models, decarbonisation drivers and data management in the logistics industry? &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Three key trends in the rapidly changing logistics industry are having a huge impact on business.</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 14 Nov 2023 15:41:42 +0000 All Insights Mitigating against supply chain issues in the Mobility & Infrastructure sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What is causing supply chain pressure and how can you spot the red flags?</strong></p>]]&gt; Tue, 14 Nov 2023 15:41:29 +0000 All Insights The rollout of UK Electronic Communications Code changes continues one year on &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>What impact are new rules that have been introduced since last December having on network operators and site providers?</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 26 Oct 2023 12:07:16 +0100 All Insights International regulatory catch-up can deliver energy transformation gains for logistics &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p class="MsoNormal"><strong>If regulators can keep pace with innovation, such as battery storage, new revenue streams await logistics owners</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><div><div><div class="msocomtxt" id="_com_1" language="JavaScript">&nbsp;</div></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p>]]&gt; Fri, 15 Sep 2023 14:53:07 +0100 All Insights Electronic Trade Documents Act paves way for digitalised trade in the UK &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>A new era of paperless international trade could enhance the UK economy by £1bn over the next decade, says government</strong></p> ]]&gt; Tue, 12 Sep 2023 12:13:17 +0100 All Insights How understanding data and protecting value is the future warehouse challenge across Europe &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Questions around the use of data need to be to the fore for logistics owners and occupiers of facilities of the future</strong></p> <p></p> ]]&gt; Thu, 07 Sep 2023 15:01:00 +0100 All Insights UK strategy for biomass looks to carbon capture and storage to help deliver net zero &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Biomass' potential as a renewable energy is endorsed despite controversy around its sustainability credentials</strong></p> ]]&gt; Thu, 31 Aug 2023 10:28:51 +0100 All Insights Belgium is set for competitive tenders for offshore Princess Elisabeth Zone &lt;[CDATA[<img src='' /><br /><p><strong>Developers and investors can prepare to bid after the issue of tender principles for Belgium's second offshore wind zone</strong></p> ]]&gt; Thu, 10 Aug 2023 16:39:34 +0100 All Insights