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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus on execution of documents and company filing and...
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15th Oct
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Legal opinions are used in the vast majority of financing transactions. They are usually either a condition precedent to funding or a condition...
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8th Oct
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Guarantees (see Practice Note: Guarantees) and third party security (see Practice Note: Third party security) from individuals are relatively common...
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29th Sep
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In financing transactions, conditions precedent are the conditions that need to be fulfilled for funding to occur.This Practice Note explains:•the...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Set-off is a complex yet important concept in legal proceedings generally and for many different types of transaction.Independent set-off and...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Land (or real property) is commonly offered as security for a loan. In this context, land has more relevance than some other assets because it can be...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on execution of documents and company...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to guarantees. The cases are divided by topic area and...
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25th Sep
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What is a debenture?In the context of secured lending, the term 'debenture' means a form of security agreement that grants security interests over a...
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25th Sep
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Contractual rights are a type of chose in action, ie something that is recoverable by legal action as opposed to something that is physically...
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25th Sep
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In commercial lending transactions receivables are typically offered as security:•as part of a package of security over the whole of a company's...
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25th Sep
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A lender's primary concern is that it is repaid. Even if a lender obtains a judgment for payment of the sum owed to it by its borrower, this does not...
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25th Sep
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There are five main types of set-off:•independent set-off (sometimes known as legal set-off or statutory set-off)•transaction set-off (also known as...
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25th Sep
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Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. In such circumstances, they are a contractual arrangement...
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note describes the purpose and functions of sea carriage documents with reference to the delivery of cargo, in particular it examines a...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the law relating to charterparties in the context of an arrangement for the carriage of goods by sea. It explains the key...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the main terms included in standard form shipbuilding contracts. In particular, it looks at:•standard forms of the...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the law and practicalities relating to bills of lading and sea waybills in the context of an arrangement for the carriage...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It looks at the principles of...
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25th Sep
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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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25th Sep
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STOP PRESS—Coronavirus (COVID-19) and registration of charges at Companies House: The content of this Practice Note is affected by the Companies etc...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the main issues to be considered in relation to superyacht finance. Whilst the law underpinning yacht...
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26th Sep
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IntroductionThis Practice Note outlines some of the central features of English insurance law, their application to yachts in particular, and the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the principal types of security that a lender may look to take in a ship finance transaction. The main type of security...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the Hague-Visby Rules (the Rules) which are an international convention enacted into English law by the Carriage of Goods...
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26th Sep
Precedents
It is noted that, by an assignment in writing collateral to a first preferred mortgage dated [insert date] (the Mortgage) [Name of...
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26th Sep
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This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of Owner], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] with...
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26th Sep
Precedents
[Headed notepaper of law firm issuing the opinion][insert name and address of lender][insert date of closing]Dear [insert organisation name]Facility...
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26th Sep
Precedents
m.v. [insert name of vessel] the Ship)Dated: [insert date]To: [insert name of charterer]We, [insert name of owners], the Owners of the Ship, hereby...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This DEED is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of Owner], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] with...
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26th Sep
Precedents
This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of Owner], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] with...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note details those aspects of the sale and purchase of superyachts that notably differ from similar transactions involving commercial...
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26th Sep
Practice notes
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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep

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