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julio 2019

Housebuilder Top Tip: The danger of relying on Prescriptive Rights

Housebuilder Top Tip: The danger of relying on Prescriptive Rights

In this months Housebuilder Top Tip, DAC Beachcroft explore one of the first issues that is considered in any development proposal, the adequacy of ex ...

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is designed to improve healthcare practice, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients and ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Leasehold Housing Reform

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Leasehold Housing Reform

In December 2017 the government stated it would introduce legislation to tackle unfair practices in the leasehold market by prohibiting interests in n ...

No authors at all, or too many to count? – AI and IP

No authors at all, or too many to count? – AI and IP

What is AI, and how does it create original works? Artificial intelligence (or “AI”) describes a simulation of human intelligence, produced by a machi ...

Tricky Sickness Issues - Employment Webinar

Tricky Sickness Issues - Employment Webinar

Sickness and sickness absence is a perennially challenging and nuanced issue for HR practitioners. The cost of employee absence is significant for bot ...

Private Prosecutions – An Update

Private Prosecutions – An Update

In light of continuing budget restrictions faced by enforcement agencies and the police, private prosecutions remain on the agenda and an option to be ...

HMRC to be reinstated as “preferential creditor”

HMRC to be reinstated as “preferential creditor”

Following a recent government consultation, new draft legislation is expected this summer which will render HMRC as a “secondary preferential creditor ...

Can change of position defence defeat liquidators claims under Section 127?

Can change of position defence defeat liquidators claims under Section 127?

Section 127 of the Insolvency Act renders void any disposition of property by a company made in the period between presentation of the winding up peti ...

Notification of Circumstances under a Professional Indemnity policy – the Court of Appeal clarifies the scope and effect of a “hornet’s nest” notification

Notification of Circumstances under a Professional Indemnity policy – the Court of Appeal clarifies the scope and effect of a “hornet’s nest” notification

Claims against professional advisors, such as accountants, auditors and tax consultants often take months and even years to develop and reach fruition ...

Limitation and tax advice - not a simple matter of counting years

Limitation and tax advice - not a simple matter of counting years

A recent judgment in Evans v PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP [2019] considers the question of when a limitation period runs in circumstances where tax liab ...