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THE IMPLICATIONS OF BRENT LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL v SANJAY SHAH & OTHERS

Posted on February 5, 2018
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Prospect have won a landmark ruling on the availability of confiscation proceedings brought under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to convictions for offences involving rogue landlords running overcrowded, unsafe and insanitary Houses in Multiple Occupation under sections 95(2) and 234(3) of the Housing Act 2004. The attached article by Edmund Robb examines the implications of this […]

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WHOLESALE ENERGY PRICES: NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2017:

Posted on January 12, 2018
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In this article, Dominic Whittome covers recent changes to wholesale energy prices. Oil The petroleum market continued to charge upwards. Dated Brent prices closed the two month period 19% higher. In the last two years, since the January 2016 Edition of Energy Highlights, world oil prices have risen over 80%. Whilst the so-far successful accord between […]

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LIABILITY FOR CONTAMINATED FORMER LOCAL AUTHORITY SITES

Posted on January 3, 2018
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Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 imposes a duty on enforcing authorities to require those responsible to remediate contaminated land, i.e. land designated as such which due to substances in it is causing or threatening significant harm or significant water pollution. Whether the ‘significant’ threshold has been reached falls […]

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WHAT DIRECTION WILL THE DECARBONISING OF THE TRANSPORT SECTOR TAKE?

Posted on December 12, 2017
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Investec Conference on Decarbonising the Transport Sector On 10 November 2017 Investec hosted a conference on trends and technologies for the decarbonisation of the transport sector.  Four excellent presentations by Professor Nigel Brandon of Imperial College London, Professor Katsuhiko Hirose of the Toyota Motor Corporation, Professor Neville Jackson of Ricardo plc and Dr Robert Trezona […]

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WHOLESALE ENERGY PRICES: SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2017:

Posted on November 14, 2017
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In this article, Dominic Whittome covers recent changes to wholesale energy prices. Oil Crude prices rallied as OPEC and non-OPEC countries continued to show strong quota compliance, with just two cartel producers, Libya and Nigeria, bucking the trend. However, 0in oil trading circles, OPEC’s 1.2 million barrel per day curtailment in export volumes is still […]

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