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Real Estate Development Joint Ventures

Joint ventures are often adopted as a means of sharing risks in Real Estate development. Our briefing note overviews the most common legal structures used and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
12 May 2015


Quaystone newsletter ; May 2015

As the market gathers momentum we focus on issues concerning the procurement of real estate developments – early risk management and the versatility of the D&B approach.
27 April 2015

Private rented sector Energy Efficiency Regulations made

As anticipated in our earlier report, the regulations which will outlaw letting property with less than an E rated Energy Performance Certificate have now been made. 
22 April 2015


Warranty & Indemnity insurance: a useful tool in real estate transactions

Warranty & Indemnity insurance has increased as a 'deal tool' for the disposal of real estate assets, with a growing number of real estate funds using it on every deal. This note explains more.
22 April 2015


Insurance update - Reinstatement

Our March insurance briefing looks at reinstatement and considers the significant decision made in the insured's favour in the case of Western Trading v Great Lakes.
30 March 2015


CDM 2015

New CDM Regulations came into force on 6 April 2015, with a new CDM regime applying to virtually everyone in the UK who procured or provided construction works and services of any significance.
11 March 2015

No refurbishment rates holidays

Businesses are entitled to a rates holiday if refurbishment means the building is unfit for occupation while works are ongoing. But they might not be successful per a recent Court of Appeal decision.
25 February 2015

Residential development: the Vacant Building Credit – an unexpected bonus?

Why is Vacant Building Credit (VBC) making the headlines?
12 February 2015


Guarantees and Indemnities: Gordon Ramsay bound by automatically generated signature

Gordon Ramsay has been held liable under a personal indemnity for rent on his London restaurant, York & Albany. Mr Ramsay sought a declaration that he was not bound because he had not signed it.
10 February 2015

Minimum E rating for lettings still on track for April 2018

From 1 April 2018, private domestic and non-domestic landlords must have at least an E EPC rating, or have made improvements that can be funded using Green Deal finance or other subsidies.
05 February 2015

Planning obligations – all change from 6 April

Never say never; on 6 April 2015 the key change to the planning system introduced by the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations 2010 will finally take effect.
03 February 2015


HS2: compensation for owner-occupiers

This briefing summarises the different compensation schemes that are available to compensate owner-occupiers affected by the construction of the Phase 1 HS2 route (London to Birmingham).

19 January 2015

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