All Insights https://www.osborneclarke.com/ en Sat, 02 Mar 2024 07:12:41 +0000 Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:32:48 +0000 Updated EPO examination guidelines address AI, accelerated oppositions and antibody claims https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/updated-epo-examination-guidelines-address-ai-accelerated-oppositions-and-antibody-claims &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/23/DT-gamer-controller.jpg?VersionId=aOWhoXvz9V8ZY5BWYGCrPdhqgW42oN4Y' /><br /><p><strong>The European Patent Office's new guidelines entered into force on 1 March&nbsp;</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:32:48 +0000 All Insights UK Knowledge Collection | ESG risk, cyber security, and building safety disputes https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-knowledge-collection-esg-risk-cyber-security-and-building-safety-disputes &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>Welcome to this week's Knowledge Collection</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:01:04 +0000 All Insights Preliminary draft law for the re-establishment of the National Energy Commission published https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/preliminary-draft-law-re-establishment-national-energy-commission-published &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/07/Energy%20and%20Utilities%2001.png?VersionId=qWN4vlXJsHMJ2o4Zv6h86VYWQ0Rh5pUq' /><br /><p>The draft law also provides for the creation of the Fund for the Economic-Financial Management of the Settlements of the Electricity and Gas Sectors</p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 13:15:09 +0000 All Insights The Andalusian Regional Government publishes a Guide for the processing of hydrogen installations https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/andalusian-regional-government-publishes-guide-processing-hydrogen-installations &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/09/07/Hydro-icon-1000x500.png?VersionId=71PBdBGl94bEZq8GQ1CIGtbxza0Uqgls' /><br /><p>The Guide aims to clarify the current regulations on hydrogen installations and their processing, as well as to identify the areas that still need to be developed</p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:22:07 +0000 All Insights UK Marketinglaw | February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-marketinglaw-february-2024 &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>Welcome to the latest edition of Marketinglaw</strong></p>]]&gt; Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:51:41 +0000 All Insights Long-term land interests and housebuilding: what can be unpacked from the UK CMA's industry findings? https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/long-term-land-interests-and-housebuilding-what-can-be-unpacked-uk-cmas-industry-findings &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_003.jpg?VersionId=roBhYGveISHorh3SvH4DSPoRdhCL.IoF' /><br /><p><strong>The competition regulator has also launched a follow-up investigation this year into information sharing</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 29 Feb 2024 16:59:28 +0000 All Insights ESG Knowledge Update | February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/esg-knowledge-update-february-2024 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/E%26U_solar_power.jpg?VersionId=G0n3dlYTq01gloxn4EVRuqxSxD_o4B0z' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:54:49 +0000 All Insights UK Employment Law Coffee Break: Fire and rehire, menopause, and our February HR Pensions spotlight https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-employment-law-coffee-break-fire-and-rehire-menopause-and-our-february-hr-pensions &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_012.jpg?VersionId=DOPO7JT0G9CbAApZAM_JwAFZt.YjKolj' /><br /><p><strong>Welcome to our latest Coffee Break in which we look at the latest legal and practical developments impacting UK employers</strong></p>]]&gt; Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:20:43 +0000 All Insights Aragon considers approving new taxes on wind and photovoltaic generation https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/aragon-considers-approving-new-taxes-wind-and-photovoltaic-generation &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_106.jpg?VersionId=CI4xTJqwIU6hskopB1zlzUJArYaUyiEm' /><br /><p>The draft law introducing new taxes in Aragon has been approved but has generated significant concern in the sector</p>]]&gt; Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:44:35 +0000 All Insights The Constitutional Court has suspended part of the Decree-Law approved by the Government of Aragon in March 2023 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/constitutional-court-has-suspended-part-decree-law-approved-government-aragon-march-2023 &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/30/E%26U_%20offshore_wind_farm.jpg?VersionId=uBPTAebjYLTW_ZgevOWU1MOZzxuFLNUS' /><br /><p>Part of the Aragonese Decree-Law 1/2023 of 20 March on urgent measures to promote energy transition and local consumption has been suspended as a precautionary measure by the Constitutional Court</p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:50:58 +0000 All Insights La Rioja approves a moratorium on renewable projects https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/la-rioja-approves-moratorium-renewable-projects &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/21/12/29/OC_KI_109.jpg?VersionId=TBvZDxoHNIuu04CsapRNEILpdaZBmnLG' /><br /><p>In La Rioja, a law has approved that suspends administrative procedures for renewable projects, which represents a moratorium on the approval of such projects in the region</p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:38:28 +0000 All Insights MITECO opens for public participation several consultations on fair transition nodes https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/miteco-opens-public-participation-several-consultations-fair-transition-nodes &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_021.jpg?VersionId=5Lu7pmVl_2gOk3GcH1hqszF1iQmJR7U4' /><br /><p>The MITECO opened for public participation, with a deadline that ended 22 February 2024, the regulatory order for the tender to grant access capacity at the Just Transition Node ("NTJ") of Lancha 220 kV, as well as three previous public consultations to develop the bases for the tender for access capacity at the NTJs La Pereda 220 kV, Narcea 400 kV, and Meirama 220 kV</p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:17:18 +0000 All Insights The UK's SDR: how fund managers must provide sustainability information https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uks-sdr-how-fund-managers-must-provide-sustainability-information &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/19/05/23/developing_your_data_strategy-1.jpg?VersionId=8QyJUkVGubhe0xdiNNkx8s4ZyeubS4ut' /><br /><p><strong>Fund managers must disclose sustainability information in a range of ways under the SDR: who needs to and how?</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:27:28 +0000 All Insights UK Upper Tribunal confirms 'period of reasonable belief' requirement for adverse possession https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/uk-upper-tribunal-confirms-period-reasonable-belief-requirement-adverse-possession &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/03/16/OC-IS_013.jpg?VersionId=oAr3HIQzGvmSRl9F._5I9SEv6anOPNqq' /><br /><p><strong>There must be 10 years of reasonable belief of land ownership immediately prior to the date of application</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:59:34 +0000 All Insights Obligation to implement a protocol against harassment or violence against LGTBI people in Spain https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/obligation-implement-protocol-against-harassment-or-violence-against-lgtbi-people-spain &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/22/01/27/RMT_business_people_talking.jpg?VersionId=d7FtGGwmH54LhtQc3c3nm9b5KRmn9uzQ' /><br /><p><strong>Starting from 2 March 2024, companies with more than 50 employees will be required to have a protocol in place to guarantee and promote the right to real and effective equality of LGTBI people in the workplace</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:56:47 +0000 All Insights English High Court considers limitation of liability for dishonest breach https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/english-high-court-considers-limitation-liability-dishonest-breach &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/18/07/03/LSH_pills_medical.jpg?VersionId=VT43iz7CCe7eGmeWe2a6zERd6GXS5y93' /><br /><p><strong>The case reinforces the importance of clear drafting and the courts' literal approach to interpreting clauses</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:51:29 +0000 All Insights Bribery, fraud and anti-money laundering | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-bribery-fraud-anti-money-laundering &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/07/10/H_2011101743FWI_Regulatory-Outlook-2021_JAN-21_ICONS_Anti-bribery-Corruption-and-Financial-Crime_landscape.png?VersionId=kdyWuM3FFxS0ZCsX1.VVqAjhaCOXDDwD' /><br /><p><strong>Environment Agency launches new Economic Crime Unit | Progress of the Criminal Justice Bill | Government response to Law Commission review of SARs regime</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Modern slavery | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-modern-slavery &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Modern-slavery-insight.png?VersionId=6hEw412_C8wmrEvFk1ehNG4n_GHWQg9L' /><br /><p><strong>Council adopts position on banning products made with forced labour | Final vote on CSDD delayed</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Consumer law | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-consumer-law &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/10/02/Regulatory-Outlook-Q119-Consumer-Protection%20%281%29.png?VersionId=z7uDIRkCMRknVhf674BQfeNJgjb1pFRY' /><br /><p><strong>UK government response to consultation on proposed changes to consumer law | Provisional agreement reached on the right to repair | EU DSA applicable to all online intermediaries in the EU</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Products | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/regulatory-outlook-February-2024-products &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Products-insight.png?VersionId=.Y9jnCGyYGzehes8sm0E3Ar8KTi8Ad77' /><br /><p>Jump to: <a href="#gdp"><strong>General / digital products</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;|&nbsp;</strong><a href="#PS"><strong>Product sustainability</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;|&nbsp;</strong><a href="#lsh"><strong>Lifesciences and healthcare</strong></a></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Regulated procurement | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-regulated-procurement &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/10/09/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_regulatedprocurement-insight.png?VersionId=8XBi7BLG.6kF2DM_ZOIgnJ0agC7cIhBx' /><br /><p><strong>Single Source Contract (Amendment) Regulations 2024 | Court of Appeal upholds decision not to award damages in procurement case | NHS procurement: introduction to how the NHS buys from the private sector</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Sanctions and Export Control | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-sanctions-export-control &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Sanctions-insight.png?VersionId=wM5gbLqNHk5BfTbhMtDgkv77cFF2CDhY' /><br /><p><strong>OFSI guidance on new reporting requirements for designated persons | Sanctions evasion risk alerts | UK updates Russia sanctions guidance</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Cyber security | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-cyber-security &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Cyber-insight.png?VersionId=FnlLjM.ar2LPtsYfcy2M2AsKvsevqndc' /><br /><p><strong>LockBit operations disrupted by international law enforcement | Joint advisory about state-sponsored cyber attackers compromising critical infrastructure | Potential delay to Cyber Resilience Act</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Telecoms | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/regulatory-outlook-February-2024-telecoms &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/wp/21/01/14/H_2011101743FWI_Regulatory-Outlook-2021_JAN-21_ICONS_Telecoms_landscape.png?VersionId=hFEgHoo0n6l6oyj.nSdp1eH7lUdO4x54' /><br /><p><strong>Ofcom consultation on regulations to update the fees for Wireless Telegraphy Act licences</strong></p>]]&gt; Wed, 28 Feb 2024 10:09:13 +0000 All Insights Data law | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024 https://www.osborneclarke.com/insights/Regulatory-Outlook-February-2024-data-law &lt;[CDATA[<img src='https://oc-static.poweredbyproctors.co.uk/public/images/23/01/25/Reg-Outlook-1000px_Jan-2023_Data-insight.png?VersionId=BmZcZv6vhGcU8SunknbdTVvcT2w0uBh4' /><br /><p><strong>EDPB on the notion of main establishment &nbsp;| &nbsp;EDPB's new website auditing tool | ICO consults on its Enterprise Data Strategy – part of the ICO's 'show, not tell' approach</strong></p>]]&gt; 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