Monthly Archives: August 2015

You can’t eat empowerment

A signpost blog, to link to a briefing that I have in August’s Journal of the Law Society of Scotland on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. The opening paragraph in the briefing has a lot in common with an … Continue reading

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The Land Reform (Scotland) Bill, and how to get two articles for the price of one

It might not have been the lead story on all channels, but today was the deadline to respond to the Call for Evidence for the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill. Responses to the Call can be (or, in due course, will … Continue reading

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Land Reform Bill – Response to Call for Evidence

Below is the text I intend to submit to the Scottish Government’s Call for Evidence on the Land Reform Bill. If you have any comments, please let me know, ideally before close of business on Friday 14 August. GENERAL The … Continue reading

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Coimisean Fearainn na h-Alba – Ainm Gàidhlig, ach an e sin e?

Anns a’ Bhile Ath-leasachaidh Fearainn a chaidh fhoillseachadh o chionn ghoirid tha ullachaidhean cudromach airson fearainn na h-Alba. Ma thèid a cur an gnìomh, nì i ath-leasachadh air an lagh ceangailte ri aontaidhean àiteachais, riaghladh cìse oighreachdan spòrs am measg … Continue reading

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Ownership, shares and fitba

BBC Sport recently reported a decidedly business oriented story: Rangers withdraw rights of four shareholders. The ongoing shenanigans at Ibrox have attracted plenty commentary (including some on this blog), whilst showcasing aspects of Scots (and UK) law to an interested … Continue reading

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