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The lender's lawyers usually co-ordinate the execution of the finance documents either through a physical signing meeting or a virtual signing. The borrower's lawyers...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature and links a person to the contents of an electronic document. This Practice Note...

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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 between deeds and...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for administrative receivers. Capacity An administrative receiver is a...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for administrators. Capacity A company will ordinarily go into...

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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 provisions of the...

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The aim of this Practice Note is to provide practical guidance on the execution of documents by incorporated charities. This Practice Note focuses on execution of...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the form required for...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs). The law Before 1 October 2009,...

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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 Partnerships Act 1907....

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for liquidators. Capacity A liquidator’s power is conferred by statute....

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of documents by non-Companies Act companies. Non-Companies Act companies are corporations created by...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for receivers other than administrative receivers. Capacity A...

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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 October 2009 in...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships. Authority A partner in a partnership will be empowered...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for private trusts. Simple contracts Simple contracts must be...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds by third party individuals or corporations (primarily companies...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for unincorporated associations. Capacity An unincorporated association...

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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 contract is in writing....

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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 person on a...

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Signing is an important milestone in a finance transaction. It is the stage when the parties execute the agreed versions of the documents and the transaction becomes...

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Legalisation Most documents that a notary public or a scrivener notary notarise are intended to be effective in a country or jurisdiction other than England and Wales....

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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 English and in...

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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 transaction • in the...

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An individual or other body (the donor) can confer power on some other competent individual or other body (the attorney) to act as attorney on the donor’s behalf and in...

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Timing Signing and completion are important milestones in a loan transaction. There are two possibilities as to their timing: • signing and completion take place on the...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on how to execute documents properly when one or more parties to a contract are not physically present. This is sometimes...

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