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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the features of three common types of loan facility:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities (RCFs)It also...
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9th Nov
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What is a 'capital call facility'?A capital call facility is a form of finance provided by a lender to a fund and typically secured against investors’...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Olds of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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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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Subordination is a way of changing the priority of claims against a debtor so that one creditor or group of creditors (the junior creditor(s)) agree...
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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 lists hot topics (with links to the appropriate materials) that may be of interest to Banking & Finance lawyers. It is updated...
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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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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 12th Jan
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Given the cross-border nature of many banking transactions, it is common for the principal legal advisors for lenders and borrowers to need to...
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9th Nov
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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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In summary, a market disruption clause sets out how interest is calculated for a loan if a lender’s cost of funding the loan is in excess of London...
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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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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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9th Nov
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Documents for a typical project finance transaction can be split into three broad categories:•finance documents—the finance documents govern the debt...
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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 summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of defined terms in an agreement. It identifies the defined terms that most commonly appear in...
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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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Where are MAC clauses used in facility agreements?There are three key places where the concept of material adverse change (MAC) or material adverse...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers what a purpose clause in a facility agreement actually is. It also explains what Quistclose trusts are, how they arise...
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8th Apr
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Most facility agreements require the borrower(s) to prepay all or part of the facility on the occurrence of certain events, known as mandatory...
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8th Apr
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In summary, a market disruption clause sets out how interest is calculated for a loan if a lender’s cost of funding the loan is in excess of London...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content relating to material adverse change clauses (MAC) in a financing...
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8th Apr
Q&As
Why are material adverse change (MAC) clauses in the spotlight?The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has already caused some businesses to fail and...
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8th Apr
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
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8th Apr
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There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it must be expressly set out in the contract (ie...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that are frequently used in...
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1st Mar
Precedents
Intellectual Property Rights means copyright, rights related to copyright such as moral rights and performers rights, patents,...
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8th Jan
Precedents
This Precedent includes standard form third party rights clauses for use in finance documents. It includes three forms of third party rights clauses,...
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3rd Dec
Precedents
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26th Sep
Precedents
1 Confidentiality clause—mutual—using in-clause definitions Authorised Persons has the meaning given to it in clause...
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26th Sep
Precedents
1 Costs and expenses—each party to bear its own—short form Each party shall pay its own costs and expenses incurred in...
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26th Sep
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1 Notices—long form 1.1 Any notice[ or other communication] given by a party under this agreement shall be: ...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by an overseas company under its common seal, where one authorised signatory must sign the document that the...
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26th Sep

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