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Real Estate Tip of the Week:  Reasonably Withholding Consent

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Reasonably Withholding Consent

Lease covenants that require landlords to act reasonably when tenants seek their consent (known as "fully qualified" covenants) are common. Working ou ...

GC Horizon Scanner - Winter 2019

GC Horizon Scanner - Winter 2019

DAC Beachcroft's GC Horizon Scanner is a selection of legal and regulatory developments that we consider are the most interesting and relevant to Gene ...

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2019 Health and Safety in Numbers

DAC Beachcroft Spotlight: 2019 Health and Safety in Numbers

As we begin to approach the end of 2019, it is that time of year again when the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in festive spirit, release their an ...

Contech: The Built Environment

Contech: The Built Environment

Technology will blur the boundaries between real estate and construction. The emerging landscape is one of new techniques, new collaborations and new ...

A legal 'rubber stamp' for cryptoassets and smart contracts

A legal 'rubber stamp' for cryptoassets and smart contracts

Earlier on this year we released a series of papers on the subject of Distributed Ledger Technology, or "DLT" (of which blockchain is a key example) – ...

Surcharge on Health & Safety Fines in Scotland

Surcharge on Health & Safety Fines in Scotland

The Victim Surcharge (Scotland) Regulations 2019 came into force on 25 November 2019. This means Scottish Courts must now impose a surcharge where a p ...

Housebuilder Top Tip - Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

Housebuilder Top Tip - Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

PropTech: The Retail Environment

PropTech: The Retail Environment

PropTech has the potential to create the theatre and experience to re-invigorate our stores and retail destinations. The IoT will be the pivotal archi ...

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New procurement thresholds that come into effect on 1 January 2020 have been published by the European Commission.These financial thresholds are appli ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Can you forfeit a licence?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Can you forfeit a licence?

Forfeiture is always spoken about in reference to the termination of leases.