Extended relief in relation to forfeiture, CRAR, insolvency and planning. Martin Dray has provided a quick update in relation to the latest developments on four fronts: (1) forfeiture; (2) CRAR; (3) insolvency; (4) planning.
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Law Society has issued guidance in relation to virtual execution of documents and the use of e-signatures. The following note from Tricia Hemans highlights that the current pandemic and subsequent social distancing rules and the lockdown have placed an increased focus on the ability to conduct non-face to face transactional closings, as traditional processes are unable to continue.
On 19 June 2020 the Government published a Code of Practice aimed at the commercial landlord and tenant sector. Its stated purpose is to set out a best practice framework by which it is hoped that landlords and tenants will work together constructively to “negotiate affordable rental agreements”.