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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower]Dear [insert full name of borrower]1We refer to...
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19th May
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European PIK loan facilitiesThis Practice Note provides information on European PIK loan facilities (PIK facilities). It discusses:•the key features...
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Produced in partnership with Susan Whitehead, Consultant at Hogan Lovells and Penny Angell, Partner at Hogan Lovells 19th May
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Introduction to fund finance—capital call facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses:•what is meant by capital call facilities, NAV, or asset backed...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith 19th May
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Increased costsThis Practice Note considers the costs that a lender will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps that it will take...
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19th May
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Perfecting securityIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
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19th May
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Bilateral, syndicated and club arrangementsOne of the features used to categorise loans is the number of lenders involved. A loan involving one lender...
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19th May
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Pre-export finance—key terms in the facility agreementPre-export finance (PXF) is an established structure used to provide finance to producers of...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 19th May
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Derivatives—ISDA documentation frameworkThe International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the...
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19th May
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The facility agentThis Practice Note covers the duties and role of the facility agent (defined in the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation as...
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19th May
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This Deed of guarantee and indemnity is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Guarantor], a company incorporated in...
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19th May
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Transferring a loan by equitable assignmentAssignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an...
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19th May
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[TO BE PRINTED ON THE HEADED PAPER OF THE LENDER][insert name and address of borrower][insert date]Dear [insert full name of borrower]We offer to...
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19th May
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Loan Market Association (LMA)—news on documentation [Archived]This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA...
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19th May
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Crystallisation of floating chargesThe key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the...
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19th May
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower]Dear [insert name of borrower],We are pleased to...
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19th May

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Can two attorneys sign a deed in lieu of two directors signing, or does it have to be one attorney and one witness?Documents executed as deeds must be...
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11th Aug
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Can a deed be witnessed electronically using an e-signing platform?Formalities for a deedThe following are the necessary requirements for a deed:•it...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 11th Aug
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Is email the only form of electronic communication that can be used for giving notice under a contract and what are the issues arising regarding the...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 11th Aug
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If a document is expressed to be a deed however one party has elected to sign it as a contract, what is the status of the document?This Q&A covers the...
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11th Aug
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What is the impact of section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 on a supplier or customer based in the UK where the supply contract is not governed by...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Aug
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What is the authority for a party being bound to a signed contract despite such party not reading the terms?For the purposes of this Q&A we have...
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11th Aug
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Where an execution block is amended after execution and delivery of a deed, is the position the same where the amendment occurs both before and after...
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11th Aug
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If a deed is signed but not witnessed, is it still valid? Will equity save it (looking to intention and not form)?The following content will be of...
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11th Aug
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What makes a valid retention of title clause?At its simplest, a retention of title clause is a provision in a contract which allows the seller to...
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11th Aug
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Can a photo of a wet ink signature be used to create an original signed document?Executing documents properly when one or more parties to a contract...
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11th Aug
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Can a deed be signed abroad and witnessed by a foreign national?This response assumes that the deed is executed by an individual.This response...
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Produced in partnership with Cecilia Xu Lindsey of 9 Stone Buildings 11th Aug
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In relation to signing in counterparts, if there are two signatures for one party, can these two signatories sign in counterparts or do they need to...
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11th Aug
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Does new section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 affect contracts for the supply of goods and services under which the supplier and/or the customer...
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Produced in partnership with Oberon Kwok of Selborne Chambers and Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Aug
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How does the National Security and Investment Act 2021 impact lending transactions?What does the National Security and Investment Act 2021 do?The aim...
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10th Aug
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I am doing a document review and one of the security documents has not been registered at Companies House. What are the consequences of this and what...
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