Consolidation and Innovation
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Lenders will soon be represented by a new body, which is set to replace the six current bodies that regulate the financial sector.
Rebuilding Brick Walls and Removing Stumbling Blocks
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Agenda for Land Registration Etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 Seminar; Rebuilding brick walls and removing stumbling blocks.
Be on your guard
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When buying land it is vital to ensure that the seller has exclusive possession of the land and also owns the paper title. It is only possible to convey and receive title to a parcel of land if this is the case. The recent decision in Heaney v Kirkby brings this into sharp focus and demonstrates the problems that can arise when someone claims ownership over a piece of land by adverse possession.
Land Registry privatisation comes with risks
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The government's announcement in the Autumn Statement that it would be consulting on the privatisation of the Land Registry has raised concerns regarding the potential for fraud and manipulation of the data currently held at the Registry.
Scottish land registration reforms bring problems as well as praise
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The Land Registration Act (Scotland) 2012 came into force in Scotland in late 2014. One year on from its implementation, a number of issues have arisen about how the Act works in practice.
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