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Update on Discount Rate in Scotland

07 June 2019

It has been announced that Part 1 of the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Act 2019 will come into force on 1 July 2019. This will trigger a 90 day period during which the UK Government Actuary’s Department must review and report to the Scottish Ministers on the new Discount Rate for Scotland. Accordingly, the deadline for the recommendation on the new rate is 29 September 2019.

£12M Council claim dismissed on prescription plea

22 March 2019

In its recent decision to dismiss a £12M damages claim in the case of Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling Architects & Others 2019 CSOH 29, the commercial court looks again at prescription in the context of a construction claim.

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