CPI Update 175 - December 2018

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

  • What losses are deductible from a rent deposit after forfeiture? - London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Shinners.
  • No modification of covenants after a wilful breach – The Alexander Devine Children's Cancer Trust v Millgate Developments Ltd.
  • Does an entire agreement clause exclude misrepresentation? - Al-Hasawi v Nottingham Forest Football Club Ltd.
  • Serving a notice to complete at common law - SK Properties (Midlands) Ltd v Byrne.
  • Assigning the benefit of a specialist report - BDW Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd.
  • Interpreting a covenant against altering elevations - Triplerose Ltd v Patel.
  • Business rates liabilities for cash machines - Cardtronics Europe Ltd v Chris Sykes (Valuation Officer).
  • Are recreational rights capable of being easements? - Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd.
  • Property fraud and adverse possession - Rashid v Nasrullah.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Changes to the SDLT filing period - where is the legislation?
  • A new consultation on the Electronic Communications Code.
  • An update to VAT Notice 742A on options to tax.
  • The consultation outcome on MEES for domestic property.
  • New legislation for business rates on properties in common occupation.
  • Is an unprotected lease void against a buyer?
  • Should lease renewal applications be protected by notice?
  • Conveyancing and the price transparency rules.

Published on 3 December 2018.