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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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The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International Swaps and...
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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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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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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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On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds) required to fund the transaction, will...
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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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The key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the charged assets in the normal course of...
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In many commercial finance transactions, lenders expect to be given some form of credit support to increase their confidence in being able to recover...
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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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Sub-participation is a means by which a lender can transfer its risk in a loan to another lender. For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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What is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of trade finance. They are working capital credit facilities...
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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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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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