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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains information on subjects potentially impacted by the government and regulators' responses to the...
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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1...
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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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Formalities for a deedThe following are the necessary requirements for a deed:•it must be in writing•it must make it clear that it is intended to be a...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 12th Apr
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This Practice Note provides:•information on the background to the transition away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other Interbank...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received royal assent on 11 February 2021 and introduces a framework of new measures, with the detail to be...
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9th Apr
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Executing documents properly when one or more parties to a contract are not physically present is sometimes known as virtual signing or virtual...
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9th Apr
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Companies which are starting to show signs of distress often see their debt being traded on the secondary market at prices below par/face value. The...
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9th Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to VAT on financial services: the government announced at Budget 2020 that it will create an industry working group to...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the main tax issues arising for the UK acquisition group in a private equity-backed buyout.In particular the...
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9th Apr
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A secondary buyout (SBO) is broadly where a private equity firm buys a business that has previously been subject to a buyout. This Practice Note...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note outlines the tax issues that should be considered when a company seeks to restructure its external debt obligations.Other Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Jenny Doak of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP 9th Apr
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The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (the HIRE Act) include provisions that give the US Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) administrative...
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Produced in partnership with John Narducci (Partner) and Stephen C Lessard (Associate) of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 9th Apr
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A management buyout, or MBO, involves the acquisition of a business by its existing management team usually with the help of private equity financing....
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9th 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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9th Apr
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The principles of the notarial act are that it is:•an act of the notary and not of the parties named in the document•a record of a fact, event or...
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9th Apr
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LegalisationMost documents that a notary public or a scrivener notary notarise are intended to be effective in a country or jurisdiction other than...
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9th Apr
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The Notaries Society has prepared a useful leaflet providing a brief history and describing the work of the notaries profession which is available in...
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9th Apr

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