CPI Update 185 - October 2019

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For subscribers, the October 2019 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • The electronic signing of a section 2 contract - Neocleous v Rees;
  • Treatment of future rent and forfeiture under CVAs - Discovery (Northampton) Ltd v Debenhams Retail Ltd;
  • VAT and TOGC rules - General Distribution and Storage Ltd v Revenue & Customs;
  • Modifying leasehold covenants under section 84 LPA 1925 - Shaviram Normandy Ltd v Basingstoke and Deane BC;
  • Fixtures and chattels on the sale of land - Borwick Dev. Solutions Ltd v Clear Water Fisheries Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The Law Commission report on electronic signatures;
  • A miscellany of points on contract deposits;
  • Pre-contract enquiries - updated CON 29 guidance notes.

Published on 30 September 2019.