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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 considers the key issues that may arise for Corporate practitioners in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.General...
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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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9th Oct
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12th Oct
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This Practice Note provides information relating to the impact of Brexit on financial services, including the loss of passporting rights and how UK...
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12th Oct
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At 11pm UK time on 31 January 2020 (exit day), the United Kingdom left the European Union in accordance with a ratified Withdrawal Agreement between...
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12th Oct
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have...
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13th Oct
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This Practice Note provides information and guidance on the implementation period and its effect on EU law and UK legislation derived from EU law. It...
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13th Oct
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction and cross...
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13th Oct
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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13th Oct
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering jurisdiction. For...
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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 13th Oct
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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 14th Oct
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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes the...
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14th Oct
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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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14th Oct
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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 15th Oct
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This tracker is produced in partnership with INSOL Europe who have also produced a series of webinars on the reforms. The webinars published to date...
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15th Oct
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Secondary debt trades in the London market are typically documented through a suite of recommended form of documents produced by the Loan Market...
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15th Oct
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This Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed by the European Commission in July 2020 to address the...
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