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Final vote on proposed changes to Scottish licensing laws due by end of the month

Changes to Scottish licensing laws including the reintroduction of the 'fit and proper' test for those applying for a licence to sell alcohol could be given final approval by the end of this month. 15 Jun 2015

Germany-France cross border real estate transactions may need to be restructured, say experts

Cross border transactions involving German entities investing in French real estate may need to be restructured as a result of proposed changes to the France/Germany double tax treaty, according to two experts. 16 Apr 2015

Out-Law Guides

New Scottish 'licensing and public health' proposals largely unworkable, expert says

Scottish police and local authorities could issue 'Drinking Banning Orders' (DBOs), preventing certain individuals from entering pubs or clubs for up to two years, even if that individual has not committed an offence, under proposals introduced to the Scottish... 08 Apr 2015

Judge allows hotel companies to reassign leases without losing benefit of associated guarantees

A High Court judge has approved arrangements allowing companies within the Hilton group to reassign leases between themselves without the landlord losing the benefit of a guarantee granted by the parent company. 20 Jan 2015