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September 04, 2017
In the wake of the recent catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower (Grenfell) and subsequent cladding tests on high rise blocks, questions have been raised about the state of fire safety regulation in England and Wales, particularly for high rise buildings.
September 02, 2017
In the recent divided opinion in United States v. Martoma,1 the Second Circuit overturned its 2014 opinion in United States v. Newman2 regarding the test for tipper and tippee liability in insider trading cases.
September 01, 2017
Katherine Lang, Laura Hodgson and Benjamin Cottle answer the vital questions for tenants about back-up power supply in leasehold premises.
‘Alternative finance’ has long been a buzz term for the mining industry.
August 31, 2017
New legislation has commenced in NSW requiring all local councils in the Sydney area to establish local planning panels for their local government areas by March 2018 (Planning Panels Act). This update provides further details about these changes and the timing of their implementation.
How to respond to the proposed Queensland Work Health Safety and safe building products laws, while the NSW Regulator moves in the opposite direction.
This month we have seen a large number of electricity industry developments and initiatives by the National Electricity Market regulator, operator and rule maker. Download the PDF to see the monthly regulatory update.
The BC Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Zongshen (Canada) Environtech Ltd. v Bowen Island (Municipality).
In a landmark ruling handed down on July 12, 2017, the Supreme Court (SC) has allowed an appeal by Mr Walker against his employer, Innospec Limited, ruling that survivor benefits for same sex partners cannot be restricted to those calculated only on the basis of pensionable service after December 5, 2005, (the date when the Civil Partnership Act 2004 came into force).
August 30, 2017
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