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This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the protections to assist tenants during this period introduced by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020), the compulsory closure of premises and the impact on commercial leases, residential conveyancing, and the real estate finance market. It also covers execution issues in property transactions, business rates, the impact on HM Land Registry, the stay of possession proceedings brought under CPR 55 and procedure following its end, guidance notes that have been issued about the operation of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (FTT) and the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (UT) during the coronavirus outbreak, the impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) and key changes relating to planning and tax that are relevant to property practitioners.
The situation is rapidly evolving and this Practice Note is intended as a quick reference guide. It also directs users to helpful content and further news analysis and practical guidance.
Proceedings for possession brought under CPR 55 (in relation to both commercial and residential property), and all proceedings seeking to enforce an order for possession by a warrant or writ of possession (with some exceptions), were stayed from 27 March 2020 to 20 September 2020 (although see below under the heading ‘Evictions—truces’). For details of the extent
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On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
This Practice Note covers the legal framework and regulatory guidance to be considered in determining whether an arrangement constitutes a contract of insurance and the possible consequences of carrying on activities relating to a contract of insurance without the requisite regulatory permissionsThe
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