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Five months to Brexit: avoiding a “no deal” crisis

Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson have published an article in FERMA/AIRMIC’s joint Brexit Newsletter advising risk management professionals of some of the key matters that they will need to consider to prevent a Brexit-related “no deal” crisis. Given it remains … Continue reading

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What would a “no deal” scenario mean for vehicle manufacturers in relation to CO2 emissions targets?

Following on from HSF’s blog last week on the second batch of Brexit “no deal” technical notes released by the Government, this blog looks at the changes proposed for vehicle manufacturers in relation to carbon dioxide (CO2) tailpipe emissions if … Continue reading

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EIGHT MONTHS TO BREXIT: IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED?

As the clock ticks down to 29 March 2019, the UK and the EU are stepping up their preparations for the possibility of a “no-deal” outcome. From a corporate governance and risk management perspective, businesses that have not done so … Continue reading

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UK Government publishes White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK Government has today released its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. We will be publishing separately our analysis of the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper, including the … Continue reading

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Comments on UK proposal for the future relationship with the EU

Last Friday, 6 July, it was understood that the UK Cabinet had finally united around a UK position on the desired future relationship with the EU. However, it now remains to be seen if the proposal survives the protests of “betrayal” … Continue reading

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THE NEW EIA REGULATIONS: WHAT HAS ACTUALLY CHANGED?

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 came into force on 16 May 2017, implementing the 2014 EU Directive. Similar regulations have also come into force … Continue reading

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Election ‘purdah’ is no excuse for non-publication of revised air quality plan

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog Author: Julie Vaughan, Senior Associate, Environment, London Yesterday, a spokesman for the Prime Minister announced that the Government won’t be pursuing an appeal to the High Court’s decision … Continue reading

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Air Quality update

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog Authors: Julie Vaughan, Senior Associate, Environment and Helena Thompson, Associate, Planning and Environment, London This blog gives an overview of the current position on air quality following the … Continue reading

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THE GREAT REPEAL BILL: WHAT WILL THIS MEAN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION?

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog Authors: Julie Vaughan, Senior Associate, Environment and Helena Thompson, Associate, Planning and Environment, London On 2 October 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May announced at the Conservative Party’s … Continue reading

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Brexit stage left

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog Julie Vaughan, senior associate in the Environment team at Herbert Smith Freehills, co-authored an article for Estates Gazette on the legal impact of a Brexit. To read the article … Continue reading

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