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For REFerence Video Series

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    Welcome to For REFerence, a know-how video series featuring market leading product specialists, who will explore topical legal developments relevant to the REF market. Share this page with your colleagues, and please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. We welcome your feedback, including what you want to see us cover in the next series – email your thoughts to ForREFerence@ashurst.com

    Videos

    In this video, Stuart will be discussing the impact of the new Register of Overseas Entities on real estate finance transactions.

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    In this video, James talks about the Loan Market Association's sustainability-linked loan principles and their application to real estate finance and development finance transactions.

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    In this video, Shayaan discussed the UK and Luxembourg's new double tax treaty which, once in force, will have significant implications for UK real estate investors with Luxembourg holding structures.

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    In this video, Maria discusses the future of solicitors' undertakings in real estate finance following the recent Supreme Court judgment in Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers.

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    In this video, Sarah discusses the growing use of green loans and their documentary features.

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    In this video, Natasha summarises the National Security and Investment Act 2021, the UK's new national security screening regime, and the impact it will have on real estate transactions. 

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    In this video, Musawwar Alam discusses changes to the energy performance standards required for commercial properties, coming into force from April 2023 and how they might affect the REF market and financing transactions.

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