Morrison-Low v Paterson, a decision of the Scottish Land Court made on 2 June 2010, has been described as ‘the first major case on agricultural rent review law perhaps since Childers v Anker’. Here, Burges Salmon explains why.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 29 July 2010 | Practice Area: Farming
In a nutshell, the Digital Economy Act 2010 addresses a range of areas within the digital and communications industry, a sector which accounts for around 8% of GDP. This article by Burges Salmon looks at the Act’s controversial provisions.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 09 July 2010 | Practice Area: Regulation and enforcement
As the World Cup kicks off, Burges Salmon has come up with a short guide to avoiding potential employment law pitfalls.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 16 June 2010 | Practice Area: Contract of Employment and Statutory rights
On 28 May 2010 the Financial Reporting Council published a revised corporate governance code. This article reviews the key changes and their implications, and flags up some forthcoming corporate governance developments.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 08 June 2010 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Since 6 April 2010 local authorities have the right to charge a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) to provide a coordinated and predictable method for the funding of infrastructure works on developments. Burges Salmon explain the implications for landowners.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 03 June 2010 | Practice Area: Farming
On 1 June 2010, the new Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation 330/2010 (the “New Regulation”) will enter into force, replacing the current block exemption, Regulation 2790/1999 (the “Old Regulation”) which has been in force since 1 June 2000.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 27 May 2010 | Practice Area: Competition Regulators and enforcement
The Industrial Emissions Directive is due for its Second Reading in the European Parliament on 6 July 2010. Once agreed is likely to have far reaching consequences for many industries and sectors, including all those covered by the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Directive.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 25 May 2010 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The Conservative – Liberal Democrat Coalition Agreement restates the new UK Government’s commitment for public sector investment in Carbon Capture and Storage Technology for four coal-fired power stations.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 20 May 2010 | Practice Area: Pollution of air, land and water
Burges Salmon offer a discussion of the idea affordable development in the wake of the economic downturn, as develops fail to secure funds, first-time buyers struggle to get mortgages and around 1.7 million people sit on the council waiting list.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 10 May 2010 | Practice Area: Property Finance
This round-up of current issues and news in local government, by Burges Salmon, offers articles on contractual issues for outdoor events, the local government pension scheme, compulsory purchase, local authorities and the carbon reduction commitment and appropriation.
Law Firm: Burges Salmon | Published: 10 May 2010 | Practice Area: Social Housing
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