There is a growing amount of concern about government contracts awarded without competition allegedly due to the urgency of the coronavirus situation. Is this lawful?
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Registers of Scotland (RoS) is increasing its fees, including the cost of registering property deeds, from Monday 5 October 2020. This means that there will be an increase in outlays incurred in a property transaction which settles on or after that date. We have set out the key price changes, as well as examples of what they mean in practice.
Coastal communities throughout Scotland are set to benefit from significant funding from the Scottish Crown Estate. However, and often forgotten issue for any grant applicant to consider (and for those allocating the grants) is competition law and particularly the rules around State Aid.
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act came into force on 26 June 2020. It contains specific provisions regarding holding of virtual general meetings, which will be of interest to social landlords.
The Coronavirus (Scotland) (No.2) Act 2020 received Royal Assent on 26 May and takes effect from 27 May 2020. Here we look at some of the most significant changes it introduces.