Sellers and buyers of property must always ensure that their agreement of sale is in writing and, if not signed by them personally...
October 10, 2013
His Highness Sheikh Bin Hamad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has passed decree No 21 of 2013 (the Decree) on “the formation of a special judicial committee for the liquidatio
October 01, 2013
Lend Lease has won a landmark case in the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal in relation to duty imposed on the acquisition of seven parcels of land in the...
August 22, 2013
Land owners contemplating real estate development in Abu Dhabi need to consider how best to structure their projects (both legally and financially) to maximise...
June 24, 2013
Tax has rarely been away from the headlines over the last few months. The Chancellor has faced repeated calls to clamp down on perceived tax avoidance, while at the
March 21, 2013
California landlords and property owners have an important date to highlight on their calendars: July 1. That's when new disclosure requirements for...
A recessionary climate inevitably causes a significant slowdown in the property market both in terms of the number of transactions taking place and the pace at which
March 12, 2013
Significant amendments were recently made to the Alberta Safety Codes Act, RSA 2000, c S-1 (the Safety Code). Prior to these amendments taking effect the maximum...
February 26, 2013
The Government has announced proposals which will allow, in most cases, a change of use from Use Class B1(a) (Office) to C3 (Residential) without the need to...
January 29, 2013
You are standing on the balcony of a flat overlooking the ocean and imaging yourself sitting on a deck chair sipping your favourite drink.
January 10, 2013
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