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Company Secretary Update - June 2018
Company Secretary Update - June 2018

In this update we cover topics including: corporate tax evasion offences, the government’s consultation on corporate governance and insolvency, this quarter’s key dates (yes, we do mention GDPR!).

Second Successions?
Second Successions?

Haringey LBC v Simawi 2018 focussed on the issue of statutory succession where one of two joint secure tenants had died, then the remaining tenant later died leaving an adult child in occupation.

Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market
Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market

On 25 July 2017, the Government published a consultation which received over 6,000 replies, showing the vast amount of interest in the area. We were amongst those who sent a response...

From our helpline...
From our helpline...

An RP granted a joint assured tenancy to Mr and Mrs M pre-2010. Mr M has recently died, his grandson and partner have approached us asking if they can succeed...

Is £400m enough?
Is £400m enough?

The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.

Legal Update – the slow death of LIBOR and its proposed replacement
Legal Update – the slow death of LIBOR and its proposed replacement

On 27 July 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”), announced that by the end of 2021, the FCA will not use its legal powers to compel or persuade banks to submit to LIBOR as they are not comfortable in doing so where there are only a few eligible term borrowing transactions by large banks.