CPI Update 167 - April 2018

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For subscribers, the April 2018 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • How far downwards does a lease of the ground floor extend? - Gorst v Knight.
  • The VAT/TOGC dangers of paying a deposit to an agent - Clark Hill Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners.
  • Does an obligation to fence a boundary abandon an easement? - Annetts v Adeleye.
  • Interpreting restrictions on sub-letting - Warborough Investments Ltd v Lunar Office S.A.R.L.
  • What constitutes a mistake in the register? - Antoine v Barclays Bank Plc & others.
  • The continuing relevance of rights of reverter - Rittson-Thomas & Ors v Oxfordshire County Council.

In addition, there is coverage of: The implications of the MEES Regulations now having effect.

  • Land Transaction Tax - commencement, guidance and forms.
  • Consultation on a review of the Code for Leasing Business Premises.
  • Land Registry change of practice on execution of documents by overseas companies.
  • New changes to standard conditions of sale and SCPCs.
  • A new disclosure of incentives form for residential development.
  • A new City of London short form report on title.
  • Various Land Registry practice guide updates.

Published on 2 April 2018.