CPI Update - Issue 53 - January 2008

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The January 2008 issue of the CPI Update contains:

Case law commentary on:
Eyestorm Ltd v Hoptonacres Homes Ltd - Variation of agreements on the sale of land.
Dartford v HMRC - VAT and the transfer of a going concern.
Abdurrahman Tezgel (Trading as Master Chef) v HMRC - VAT and the transfer of a going concern.
Commission for the New Towns v Terrace Hill (Stockton) Ltd - Option periods under an option to purchase.
Coles v Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) - Effect of an undervalue sale on an unprotected option.
Udal v Dutton - Injunctions and party walls.
Haines v Hill (CA) Section 339 Insolvency Act 1986 and undervalue transactions.
Curley v Hollier - Development land acquisition long-stop dates.
Meretz Investments NV v ACP Ltd - Development agreement; damages; economic torts.

Legislative developments in relation to:
Land Registration Rules - Consultation paper - certificates of identity.
Land Registration Rules - Consultation relating to possessory titles.
SDLT - Consultation on avoidance.
Energy Performance Certificates - Consultation on validity period of certificates.
Planning - Guidance on information required for planning applications.
Value Added Tax - New rules affecting property.
SDLT - Zero-carbon relief.

Practical comment on:
Land Registry - Extending priority.
Landlord and tenant - Undertakings for costs.
RICS Code of Measuring Practice - 6th Edition.
Residential leaseholds – Administration charges

Published 31st December 2007.

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