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This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Chargor], a company incorporated in England and Wales with...
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9th Nov
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There are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note explains:•the nature of a...
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9th Nov
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What is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A direct agreement is an agreement which gives the...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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Assignments by way of security can take different forms and it is important to understand how they are created and their effect. Security over choses...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The ICC has issued a guidance paper on the impact of COVID-19 on trade finance transactions issued subject to ICC rules. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the costs that a lender operating in the interbank market will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps...
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9th Nov
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There are times when a lender might want to get back some of the money it has lent to a borrower before the borrower is due to repay it.If the...
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9th Nov
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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
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9th Nov
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The majority of secondary debt trades are conducted by telephone or by email. Following the trade call or email exchange, the parties will document...
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9th Nov
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Legal opinions are one of the key documentary conditions precedent in loan transactions. The legal opinion is a letter which sets out opinions as to...
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9th Nov
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This Deed of guarantee and indemnity is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Guarantor], a company incorporated in...
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9th Nov
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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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9th Nov
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Shares are commonly offered as security for a loan in commercial lending transactions.Practice Note: Taking security over shares explains how to take...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1...
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13th Apr
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Debentures are used in many types of financing where it is desirable to take security over all of the assets of a particular entity. They are a form...
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12th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received royal assent on 11 February 2021 and introduces a framework of new measures, with the detail to be...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Finland; France; Greece; Portugal; Russia; Singapore; Spain;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Italy;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Brazil; China; France; Hong Kong; Japan; Mexico; Russia;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:France; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Italy; Japan; Luxembourg; Nigeria;...
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9th Apr
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Commencing the sale processOnce the seller has decided to sell a business, it will start the sale process by preparing an information memorandum (IM)...
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8th Apr
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NotariesA notary is a qualified lawyer whose primary concern is the authentication and certification of signatures and documents, either for use...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships.AuthorityA partner in a partnership...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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8th Apr
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The equity documents on an acquisition finance transaction will normally be negotiated between the sponsor and the management team, with the lawyers...
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8th Apr
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The term 'acquisition finance transaction' typically describes an acquisition of a business funded partially by debt which has been raised for the...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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Local counsel are frequently instructed to draft local law security documents on acquisition finance transactions. This can occur where a group...
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8th Apr
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Purpose of an intercreditor agreementWhy have an intercreditor agreement?The key purpose of the intercreditor agreement is to ensure that each type of...
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8th Apr
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In some circumstances, a transaction will involve satisfying certain conditions after completion. These are known as 'conditions subsequent'. This may...
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8th Apr

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