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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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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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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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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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What are they?A bridge to bond facility is a type of acquisition financing where the buyer requires the certainty of a fully committed financing...
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Produced in partnership with Cleary Gottlieb and Ian Chin of Morrison & Foerster 12th Jan
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Novation is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.This Practice Note looks at what is meant by novation...
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9th Nov
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Assignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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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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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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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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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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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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Development of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA investment grade documents began in 1998 as a response to...
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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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IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This tracker is produced in partnership with INSOL Europe who have also produced a series...
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13th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)Lawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the key issues relevant to trade and commodity finance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.For information on the...
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12th Apr
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The UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted temporary new working rules in...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance for general commercial practitioners on points to consider when drafting a business to business...
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9th Apr
Q&As
This Q&A has been drafted assuming the following:•the question is asked in the light of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis•the statutory...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency proceedings, most commonly where a company enters members’ voluntary liquidation (MVL) (see...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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An introduction to the legislationCorporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020Expedited by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Corporate...
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8th Apr
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Lawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The...
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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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What are the key features of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?The government has announced a number of measures to assist businesses...
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8th Apr
Q&As
Amendment and waiver requests are an important aspect of managing any facility for lenders.During the life of a facility agreement, the needs of a...
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8th Apr
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Following completion of a share purchase transaction, the stock transfer form which effects the transfer of the sale shares from the seller to the...
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8th Apr
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In what circumstances can an application be made?A charge created by a company must be registered at Companies House. Significant consequences flow...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
Q&As
While there is no specific primary legislation in relation to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), section 75 of the Coronavirus...
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8th Apr
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Background to the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020)Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a desire to mitigate...
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8th Apr
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What is the background to the changes?The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the resulting lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the...
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8th Apr
Q&As
This advice is current as at 26 March 2020 but may be updated as more guidance becomes available.The rules on creditors’ meetingsThe Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Kavanagh 8th Apr
Q&As
Guidance has not yet been published for insolvency practitioners in relation to physical company voluntary arrangement (CVA) meetings.  However, it is...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 8th Apr

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