CPI Update 186 - November 2019

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

  • The remit of an expert under an option agreement - Great Dunmow Estates Ltd v Crest Nicholson Operations Ltd.
  • Who confers rights under the Electronic Communications Code - Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd v Compton Beauchamp Estates Ltd.
  • Relief from forfeiture for licensees - Manchester Ship Canal Co Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd.
  • Covenants against applying for planning - Sequent Nominees Ltd v Hautford Ltd.
  • Breaching covenants for quiet enjoyment - Jafari v Tareem Ltd.
  • A receiver’s right to possession - Menon v Pask.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • A new consultation on raising minimum standards under the MEES regulations.
  • The new SRA Code of Conduct (November 2019).
  • Access to connections for tenants under the Electronic Communications Code.
  • Mortgagees’ consent to leases.
  • New Law Society guidance on VAT on disbursements.
  • Complying with restrictions requiring consent.

Published on 1 November 2019.