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.