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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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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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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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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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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
Practice notes
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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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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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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This Practice Note covers the typical structure of facility agreements and the key terms and provisions that will be included. It examines the process...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
Precedents
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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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 certain common financial covenants used in commercial finance transactions including:•minimum net worth test•gearing...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in syndicated loans in leveraged...
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Produced in partnership with Carlo de Vito Piscicelli of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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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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While the effect of a scheme of arrangement is not exactly the same as a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) (as a scheme has binding force by...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 8th Apr
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The procedure for a scheme of arrangement is set out in the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006), and so is not subject to the amendments of the Insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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The obligations of a supervisor in connection with a breach of the terms of a voluntary arrangement will be set out within the proposal document and...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Curry of Insolvency Support Services 8th Apr
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On 23 April 2020, the UK government announced it would legislate to temporarily ban statutory demands and winding-up petitions. This was supplemented...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Dillion and Farhana Young of Gosschalks 8th Apr
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Last updated 30 June 2020.Scope of this trackerThe table in this document looks at secondary issues by listed and AIM companies raising at least £10m...
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8th Apr
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With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continuing to cause significant economic turmoil, many listed companies may need to raise funds quickly...
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8th Apr
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Due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), legislation has been adopted to temporarily extend the filing deadlines in respect of a number of...
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8th Apr
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On 26 March 2021 Companies House announced that the automatic filing extensions granted by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA) 2020 for...
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8th Apr
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The question of whether a deed can be witnessed remotely is a difficult one as the position at law is unclear. For the reasons that follow, it is...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Apr
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Where an electronic document review platform is, or can be, used to prepare a party’s disclosure, the closure of their instructing solicitor’s offices...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Apr
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
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8th Apr
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The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have been served pursuant a force majeure clause in that contract. The...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
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8th Apr
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What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a force majeure clause or it does but the applicable force majeure event is not...
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8th Apr
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Contracts and deedsThere are two types of written agreement:•simple contracts. No particular formalities are required. There must be consideration and...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Apr

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