CPI Update 151 - November 2016

Some information on this page is restricted to site members. Please register if you would like to see this extra information.

For subscribers, the November 2016 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Registration gap problems on the sale of land - Stodday Land Limited and Ripway Properties Limited v Pye;
  • Unreasonably refusing licence to assign - No.1 West India Quay (Resi.) Ltd v East Tower Apartments Ltd;
  • Using restrictive covenants with overage - Bryant Homes Southern Ltd v Stein Management Ltd;
  • Break rights and vacant possession - DCLG v South Essex College of F&HE;
  • Serving section 26 requests after a superior lease break notice - Fast Drinks Ltd v Cetyl International Group Inc;
  • Service charge consultation with sub-tenants - Leaseholders of Foundling Court v Camden LBC;
  • Acquiescence in a breach of restrictive covenants - University of Chester, Re: Land at Sandy Lane.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Registration gap problems for landlords and tenants.
  • Annexation of covenants - who benefits from covenants?
  • Insolvency – new Insolvency Rules commencing in 2017.
  • VAT – new TOGC guidance for VAT group transactions.
  • Registration of residential landlords in Wales.
  • Adhering to the wording of standard form restrictions.

Published on 31 October 2016.