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Why did commonhold fail? The Law Commission issues call for evidence asking for the industry’s views

The Law Commission has issued a call for evidence on commonhold law to understand why commonhold as a form of ownership has proved to be so unattractive to the property market. This aligns with the government’s announcement in December 2017 to look at whether and how it can reinvigorate commonhold law, following the widely publicised

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A move to “glasshouses”: Government announces call for evidence on a register of beneficial owners of property controlled by overseas companies and other legal entities

On 5 April 2017, the government launched a call for evidence on a register showing the beneficial ownership of property controlled by overseas companies and other legal entities. This isn’t the first time that these proposals have hit the news. Last year, in March 2016, the government consulted on their proposals for such a register;