CPI Update 197 - October 2020

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For subscribers, the October 2020 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Exploring who is entitled to insurance proceeds - Colt Group Ltd v Unicourt Wandsworth LLP.
  • The ability to get relief from forfeiture - Keshwala & Anor v Bhalsod.
  • The extent of easements granted - Mills v The Estate of Philip John Partridge, Deceased.
  • Service charges and commissions received - Criterion Buildings Ltd v McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Severance of joint tenancies - Fantini v Scrutton.
  • Electronic Communications Code and break rights - EE Ltd & Hutchison 3G UK Ltd v Edelwind Ltd & Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

There is also consideration of:

  • COVID-19 update: restrictions on forfeiture.
  • COVID-19 update: restrictions on CRAR.
  • COVID-19 update: restrictions on winding-up.
  • New COVID-19 guidance on the Community Infrastructure Levy.
  • VAT on early termination payments and contract deposits.
  • Offer-back clauses in landlord and tenant.
  • A new Land Registry COVID-19 Practice Guide.
  • Further Land Registry Practice Guide updates (LRPG 8 and LRPG 19).
  • Property taxes guidance from the Law Society.

Published on 30 September 2020.