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|Important English High Court Decision for All Resolving Disputes Connected to Russia|
Christopher Coffin, Hussein Haeri, Tatiana Menshenina, Eleni Polycarpou; Withers Bergman LLP;
February 1, 2016, previously published on January 19, 2016In a decision which will be of great interest to all those involved in Russian related disputes in particular, the English court has overturned the decision of an LCIA tribunal that it did not have jurisdiction over a Russian company which was not a signatory to the relevant arbitration agreements.
|Trusts Under Threat - The Impact of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS)|
Filippo Noseda; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 12, 2016Filippo Noseda has examined the impact of the OCED's Common Reporting Standard (CRS) on trusts at a time when they are under threat in a number of continental European jurisdictions in an article which was first published in Trust Quarterly Review, Volume 13, Issue 3 2015. Filippo concludes that...
|What is a 'Penalty'?|
Paul Brecknell; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 20, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016When you leave your car parked in a private car park for a few minutes longer than the permitted time, you may not expect a hefty financial penalty. Nor, for that matter, would you expect it to cause seven law lords to consider in a judgement of 123 pages the principles applying to the law of...
|Raising the Alarm for Landlords|
Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 07, 2016Landlords should be aware of the changes being implemented by The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 ('the Regulations'). A survey carried out by British Gas found that 59% of landlords were not aware that the Regulations were due to come into force. The Regulations came...
|Health and Safety at Your Door Step|
Suriya Edwards; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016If you need to appoint someone to undertake works at home then the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) which came into force on 6 April 2015 will apply to you. The previous regulations applied principally to commercial projects, but now apply to the projects of domestic...
|Immigration Bill 2015|
Henry Stuart; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 07, 2016On 17 September 2015, the Immigration Bill 2015 ('the Bill') was introduced into the House of Commons. Clauses 12 to 15 of the Bill relate to residential tenancies and further develop the 'right to rent' measures that were introduced by the Immigration Act 2014 ('the 2014 Act').
|Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards - Watts All The Fuss About?|
Emma Horn; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016Under the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards ('MEES'), landlords cannot grant a lease of a property with an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of F or G unless all cost-effective works to improve energy efficiency have been carried out or an exemption applies. MEES applies to both...
|VAT: The Hidden Cost in Residential Service Charges|
Graham Elliott; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 07, 2016Not all VAT related cases come before a tax tribunal. In the case of Janine Ingram the issue was one of ‘Landlord and Tenant’ law, which just so happened to involve VAT.
|Regulating Deregulation: Changes to Obtaining Possession of Assured Shorthold Tenancies|
Eloise Morgan; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 07, 2016Provisions of the Deregulation Act came into force on 1 October 2015, and have made some comprehensive changes to the procedure for obtaining possession under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (as amended). Serving a section 21 notice requiring possession allows landlords of Assured Shorthold...
|Confirmed Implementation Dates PSC Register and BIS Response to Consultation|
Paul McGrath, Alina Smidre; Withers Bergman LLP;
January 19, 2016, previously published on January 11, 2016Confirmed implementation dates for register of People with Significant Control ('PSCs') provisions and BIS response to consultation on the PSC Register: Scope, nature and extent of control, fees, the protection regime and warning and restrictions notices