Quasi-security

Quasi-security guidance:

Standby letters of credit are a type of letter of credit. The common feature of all letters of credit is an undertaking by a bank to pay the beneficiary of the letter of...

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Comfort letters are encountered in finance transactions relatively often. They take different forms and it is important from both the lender's perspective and the...

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Contractual set-off is one of the five main types of set-off described in Practice Note: Types of set-off. Contractual set-off arises where a right of set-off has been...

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Although suppliers are generally unsecured creditors (unless they establish a valid retention of title (ROT) claim) they may be key to a successful turnaround or pre-pack...

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The terms security and quasi-security are frequently used in relation to finance transactions. This Practice Note considers the term security in the context of security...

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There are a number of circumstances in which the liability of a guarantor which has guaranteed the obligations of one or more borrowers of a loan facility will be...

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A guarantee can take the form of a separate guarantee document or form part of the facility agreement in a guarantee clause. Irrespective of which option is chosen, the...

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This Practice Note considers the key issues in relation to the enforcement of guarantees in the context of a financing transaction where a lender (which is most likely to...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. For information on the characteristics of guarantees, see Practice Note:...

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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 where one party (the...

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It is often the case that financing transactions require guarantees to be given by more than one guarantor. For example, guarantees might be required from a number of...

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Once the capacity and authority of a company to enter into a guarantee have been investigated, the next step is to consider the commercial (or corporate) benefit of...

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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 include: • cases relating...

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It is common for the parties to a facility agreement to want to amend its terms, often a number of times, during the life of the facilities. They may, for example, wish...

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Guarantees are a contractual arrangement where one party (the guarantor) agrees to answer for the liability of another party (the principal) to another party (the...

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