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Supreme Court backs existing test for calculating 'equitable compensation'

Lenders can only be compensated for actual losses that stem from a breach of trust in commercial transactions, the Supreme Court has confirmed. 11 Nov 2014

No leave to appeal Game rent on insolvency decision means certainty for landlords, says expert

The UK Supreme Court will not allow retailer Game to appeal a recent decision allowing landlords to recover rent from administrators that continued to operate the business as a going concern while a buyer was found. 05 Nov 2014

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Supreme Court: 'sale and rent back' firm could not grant tenants proprietary rights over properties before sale completed

A firm that purchased properties in the north east of England on the condition that the previous owners would be entitled to remain in their homes indefinitely was not in a position to make such a promise, the UK's highest court has ruled. 23 Oct 2014

Scottish court: tenant in breach of restatement obligations could compensate for loss in value, rather than repair costs

A commercial tenant of premises which had not been repaired as required in the lease was entitled to argue that compensation to the landlord should be paid on the basis of the loss in property value, rather than the cost of those repairs, a Scottish court... 09 Sep 2014

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