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The evolution of charity law – The Charities Bill

11 May 2021
The Queen has confirmed today that long-awaited changes to charity law aimed at reducing unnecessary red tape will be brought forward in this parliament in the form of the Charities Bill. The Charities Bill will address the recommendations from the Law Commission which have been accepted by the government. Here are the reforms that we anticipate will have the most impact on the sector.
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Property owners post-COVID: all you need to know on residential development

11 May 2021
On Thursday 29 April our webinar series property owners post-COVID focused on residential development. Our panel comprised Alexander Dickinson, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson as chair, Robert Drewett, Senior Counsel, Womble Bond Dickinson, Charlotte Pink, Principal, John Alison Land & Research, Nicholas Smail, Partner, Hazlewoods and Lucy Lockhart, Land and Planning Director for the Bristol Region, Taylor Wimpey UK Limited.
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New product compliance rules for businesses exporting to the EU and NI

06 May 2021
New rules will prohibit certain goods from being sold in the European Union (EU) and Northern Ireland (NI) unless an economic operator established in either the EU or NI is identified as being responsible for certain product compliance matters. The new rules apply from 16 July 2021 and will impact exports to the EU and NI, including those from Great Britain, as explained below.
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Financial Services Act: key changes before Royal Assent

06 May 2021
​​​​​​​Both core elements of the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit framework as well as some more political areas of concern are addressed in this wide-ranging piece of legislation. Emma Radmore and Lucy Hadrill discuss debates, changes and additions from the Bill as originally published.
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Brexit and .eu domain names

05 May 2021
From 1 January 2021, certain undertakings, organisations and individuals based in the UK became ineligible to hold or register a .eu domain name.