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Legal opinions are one of the key documentary conditions precedent in loan transactions. The legal opinion is a letter which sets out opinions as to...
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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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There are times when a lender might want to get back some of the money it has lent to a borrower before the borrower is due to repay it.If the...
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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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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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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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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 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
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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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 is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from...
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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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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited partnerships formed under the Limited...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships.AuthorityA partner in a partnership...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs).The...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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20th Apr
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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for private trusts.Simple contractsSimple...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by unincorporated charities.In this Practice Note, it is assumed the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for receivers other than administrative...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for unincorporated associations.CapacityAn...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for liquidators.CapacityA liquidator’s power is...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the execution formalities for witnesses, in particular it considers who can act as a witness to the signature of another...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for administrative receivers.CapacityAn...
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8th Apr

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