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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Posted in Real Estate

The brave new world of the GDPR

It’s finally here. As from today the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies throughout the European Union. Any entity that “processes” personal data will be subject to the GDPR. “Processing” is widely defined and catches virtually anything an entity does with data, from collection and storage through to analysis, sharing and destruction. The GDPR

Posted in Planning

Conditions, conditions…

A recent Court of Appeal decision serves as a cautionary tale for local planning authorities – and will no doubt result in landowners dusting down their historic permissions… In 1985 LB Lambeth, the planning authority, granted permission for a DIY retail store at Streatham Vale. The permission was subject to a condition which restricted the

Posted in Real Estate News

It’s just not cricket (but it is Blockchain)

Last week, the property press ran the tantalising story that parcels of Lord’s cricket ground were up for sale by New Commonwealth, an enterprise which describes itself as a “new property-owning democracy” that provides “access to prize assets for the man on the street, not just the landed elite”. Of course, part of Lord’s is