All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ 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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/smart-power-uk-energy-market-strategy-2025-repowering-and-ethical-supply-chains &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/09/10/energy2.jpg?VersionId=jGBwKqQ29zeZ3ANCRA0g2CbBxxZfuUnS' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/eu-strengthens-its-arsenal-fight-against-environmental-crime &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_010.jpg?VersionId=X6cyEJ1XgnOPivlTQEB4JYyRFzSCaGaU' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-government-unveils-draft-procurement-regulations-public-sector-bids &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-procurement-act-2023-brings-new-rules-frameworks-and-dynamic-markets &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><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' https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-rail-regulator-increases-focus-online-ticket-retailing-hidden-fees-and-drip-pricing &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/04/TA_high_speed_train.jpg?VersionId=yIvSgeqLwlOtfPSN_BPDfIGvLcCOkoNA' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/dutch-court-forces-enexis-connect-charging-station-group-leap24-power-grid-0 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/16/AirMobility.png?VersionId=QdG7N96PgmJskt3RoAiNGqzsJ_t8aFQj' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/new-debarment-regime-uk-public-procurement-how-contracting-authorities-can-avoid-pitfalls &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-national-security-act-2023-brings-scheme-register-political-influence-arrangements &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/green-aviation-claims-fail-land-uk-regulator &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_093.jpg?VersionId=IEriChKNZHM4dIRpS2yCXU2tvWRVOMF8' /><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? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-latest-international-eu-and-uk-initiatives-regulate-artificial-intelligence &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_088.jpg?VersionId=IqAaIPEJ2dfVTgVeuFhtihR51KfStFIa' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/direct-awards-get-post-pandemic-overhaul-under-new-uk-procurement-act &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/energy-national-policy-statement-enters-new-era-uk &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/11/28/OC-IS_021.jpg?VersionId=wKjZwzL8uj06VocMMNUlRwXjVHzLNyMv' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-ministry-defence-consults-pricing-changes-single-source-contracts &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/OC_KI_02_005.jpg?VersionId=GWFdm3LmRSvunCFA0F.blPKFCeGhsm9L' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/national-security-act-2023-creates-new-specific-criminal-liability-risk-managers &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_014.jpg?VersionId=1Tib4fKv.Nqk2w1K5VvdlIwCYl9oKOlf' /><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? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/autumn-statement-2023-what-uk-business-tax-measures-were-announced &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/future-mobility-and-infrastructure-mitigating-against-supply-chain-issues-changing &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_077.jpg?VersionId=vbOYU4MrcLE1VuCsBx5oTmiQEyDfkjrz' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/ai-threats-and-opportunities-mobility-and-infrastructure-sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_092.jpg?VersionId=R24gJdm6ja1vS1L5iAaSVQnBsPXTvaiH' /><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? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/what-are-principal-challenges-posed-new-service-models-decarbonisation-drivers-and-data &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_007.jpg?VersionId=JitxlEuEDLOx1dIqtPae9pi.IKQ5vsuk' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/mitigating-against-supply-chain-issues-mobility-infrastructure-sector &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/REI_crane_building_construction_0.jpg?VersionId=y8wJtTBLwkt17CKBwnImrS5zg750a68F' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/rollout-uk-electronic-communications-code-changes-continues-one-year &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_005.jpg?VersionId=eUg7C.nDVdqUFYqB5yhiCikQBCuRMpE8' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/international-regulatory-catch-can-deliver-energy-transformation-gains-logistics &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_106.jpg?VersionId=CI4xTJqwIU6hskopB1zlzUJArYaUyiEm' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/electronic-trade-documents-act-paves-way-digitalised-trade-uk &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_022.jpg?VersionId=txqsSQcC_sRPe3rt52na9FkaLtw2_mvy' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/how-understanding-data-and-protecting-value-future-warehouse-challenge-across-europe &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/23/OC_KI_052.jpg?VersionId=.nadZavGTrIn.mNsKAHTwcYZwlU8dF8z' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-strategy-biomass-looks-carbon-capture-and-storage-help-deliver-net-zero &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_021.jpg?VersionId=5Lu7pmVl_2gOk3GcH1hqszF1iQmJR7U4' /><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 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/belgium-set-competitive-tenders-offshore-princess-elisabeth-zone &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/22/E%26U_solar_power.jpg?VersionId=9mtKccLYvGP6VqKq8zwG3T7BFCfixYps' /><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