We have outlined in this update a summary of how a Public Private Partnership (PPP) might be structured in Libya for the delivery of new housing for rent.
The principal laws governing real estate in Austria are: the General
Civil Code 1811 (as amended by the Federal Law Gazette 2010/58) (Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch).
In case an energy performance certificate has been presented and handed over to the purchaser or the lessee and the energy-related characteristics turn out to be inaccurate, the purchaser or lessee is entitled to claim warranty.
Please briefly describe the main laws that govern realestate in Bulgaria.
Buildings completed before 31 March 2001 without the necessary permits may now be legitimised by a Certificate of Tolerable Construction.
Please briefly describe the main laws that govern real estate in Croatia.
The Cyprus Parliament has approved amendments to the so called Property Amnesty Laws in order to address problems arising from delays in the issue of certificates of registration (title deeds) to property owners.
Please briefly describe the main laws that govern real estate in the Czech Republic.
The construction of new buildings or the reconstruction of existing buildings, especially in dense urban areas, is almost always connected with the risk of causing damage to third parties. It is therefore important for the builder (contractor or property developer) as well as subjects exposed to potential damages (especially owners and users of adjoining buildings) to know the statutory conditions of liability for damages and related rights and obligations.
The EU Construction Products Regulation ("CPR") will become fully operational on 1 July 2013.
A discussion on the most recent efforts of the Finnish authorities to the reverse charge system in value added taxation, the identity card, the individual tax number and the tax number register, in order to prevent black market economic activity and economic offences in the construction sector.
In a recent case heard by the Court of Appeal of Helsinki, a property maintenance company’s CEO was being charged with negligent manslaughter after an elderly man was killed by a block of icy snow falling from the roof of an apartment building.
Finally, the Appellate Court addressed the question of whether the joint return filed for the latter part of 2003 precluded Mr. Grede from being classified as a non-resident for the earlier portion of the year.
In the last few years there has been a marked increase in the number of wine-loving overseas investors seeking to purchase vineyards in France.
On February 1, 2013, the Federal Council approved the "Act on energetic modernization of leased residential space and on the simplified enforcement of eviction writs".
The legal dispute deals, inter alia, with subsequent increased rent claim of the lessor as plaintiff for the period from December 2004 until May 2008 based on a contractual indexation clause from 2000.
The days of Guernsey law firms having to charge a minimum fee based on a prescribed tariff are over. Firms are now charging at a level set not by professional rules, but by market forces.
The Guernsey housing market is divided into 2 categories: dwellings which are available for occupation by anyone and which are inscribed on the Housing Register (commonly known as "open market") and dwellings which can only be occupied by persons holding residential qualifications or a licence issued by the Housing Department (commonly known as "local market").
Please briefly describe the main laws that govern real estate in Hungary.
A discussion on the Construction Contracts Bill.