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UK Government extends moratorium on commercial evictions to March 2022

United Kingdom - June 17 2021 In a move which has shocked the property industry, the government has extended the ban on commercial lease forfeiture again, this time for a further…

Regis CVA revoked on a technicality - Good news for landlords?

United Kingdom - May 26 2021 Hair salon chain Regis’s company voluntary arrangement (CVA) was revoked on 17 May in a hearing that considered several arguments put forward by a…

Ending Some State- and City-Level Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits in New York

USA - April 29 2021 The federal opportunity zone program (26 U.S.C. Sec. 1400Z et seq., the “OZ Program”) provides tax benefits to encourage private investment in…

COVID-19 Legislation in Germany

Germany - March 15 2021 Tenancy agreements are determined by the landlord handing over the rented property to the tenant - and the tenant paying rent for it. If the tenant…

Die COVID-19 Gesetzgebung in Deutschland

Germany - March 15 2021 Mietverträge werden dadurch bestimmt, dass der Vermieter dem Mieter den Mietgegenstand überlässt und der Mieter dafür Miete zahlt. Ist der Mieter mit…

Planning and construction in a post-COVID world: The Business and Planning Bill

United Kingdom - July 15 2020 As pressure continues to mount on the Government to ensure the survival of the British construction industry, the Housing Secretary has announced new…

UK Real Estate and COVID 19: A new code for commercial landlords and tenants, and extended measures on forfeiture and CRAR

United Kingdom - June 19 2020 The government has today published a code of practice for commercial property relationships, seeking to codify what should be existing good practice…

The temporary changes to permitted development rights: key takeaways

United Kingdom - April 28 2020 In a remarkably swift response to the current crisis, the government brought in an amendment to the permitted development regulations a day after…

Breaking up: current issues surrounding lease break clauses

United Kingdom - April 21 2020 Will landlords be able to keep tenants on the hook and will leases continue even when tenants try to exercise a break right? In the current state of…

Hold that thought - CRAR and Forfeiture

USA - April 1 2020 Where a landlord is owed rent, the first instinct may be to reach for the bailiffs to carry out Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) and remove…