Types of quasi-security

Types of 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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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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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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This Practice Note examines: • why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions • the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions • how negative...

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In finance transactions, the terms 'netting' and 'set-off' are sometimes used interchangeably even though they are not the same thing. The confusion comes from the fact...

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This Practice Note deals with on demand guarantees and bonds. (It does not deal with conditional guarantees and bonds which are usually provided by insurance companies...

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This Practice Note considers retention of title clauses, also known as reservation of title, ROT or Romalpa clauses. It considers the uses and limitations of retention of...

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Set-off is a complex yet important concept in legal proceedings generally and for many different types of transaction. Independent set-off and transaction set-off can...

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