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There are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note explains:•the nature of a...
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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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The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International Swaps and...
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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
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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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Subordination is a way of changing the priority of claims against a debtor so that one creditor or group of creditors (the junior creditor(s)) agree...
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In many commercial finance transactions, lenders expect to be given some form of credit support to increase their confidence in being able to recover...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The ICC has issued a guidance paper on the impact of COVID-19 on trade finance transactions issued subject to ICC rules. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the costs that a lender operating in the interbank market will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note lists hot topics (with links to the appropriate materials) that may be of interest to Banking & Finance lawyers. It is updated...
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9th Nov
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What are they?A bridge to bond facility is a type of acquisition financing where the buyer requires the certainty of a fully committed financing...
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Produced in partnership with Cleary Gottlieb and Ian Chin of Morrison & Foerster 12th Jan
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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the main terms included in standard form shipbuilding contracts. In particular, it looks at:•standard forms of the...
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9th Nov
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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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Documents for a typical project finance transaction can be split into three broad categories:•finance documents—the finance documents govern the debt...
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9th Nov
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Shares are commonly offered as security for a loan in commercial lending transactions.Practice Note: Taking security over shares explains how to take...
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In both investment and development real estate finance transactions (REF transactions), lawyers will also play a key role in negotiating all the...
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Produced in partnership with Kelly Myles 15th Jan
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Land Charges searches are not required for dealings with registered land, but if you are acting for a lender in connection with a charge over an...
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15th Jan
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Title to a charity's properties may be held:•in the names of the individual trustees (if the charity is a trust)•in the name of a company (either...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with the extent of a valuer’s liability to buyers, sellers and mortgagees for inaccurate valuations, including the margin of...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the searches that should be carried out prior to completion (pre-completion searches), including priority searches (OS1...
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15th Jan
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The properties owned by a company can be acquired by one of two methods:•a purchase of assets owned by the company (an asset purchase), or•a purchase...
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15th Jan
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Date and frequencyThe frequency of a rent review is a matter for negotiation. The most common period in practice at the moment is every five...
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15th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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15th Jan
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In real estate finance transactions, the property is the main asset of the borrower and the security package taken by the lender will be based around...
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15th Jan
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A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate...
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15th Jan
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A valuer estimates or assesses the worth or value of, or fixes a price for, a property. The note does not cover the liability of a valuer acting as an...
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15th Jan
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What is a letter of non-crystallisation?A letter of non-crystallisation is required by a buyer’s/lender’s solicitor to confirm that:•a floating charge...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the key property related documents and information used or reviewed by real estate lawyers in an investment finance...
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Produced in partnership with Kelly Myles 15th Jan
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This Practice Note provides a summary of the purpose, nature and scope of the property aspects of the due diligence process that is carried out by the...
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15th Jan
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Lenders' risk exposureLenders are increasingly concerned with environmental risk in their day to day secured lending businesses. All major UK banks...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure 15th Jan
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Land contamination liabilitiesThe main types of liabilities associated with land contamination and water pollution are summarised in Table A.Table...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 15th Jan
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) was a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...
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15th Jan
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Why are lenders concerned about environmental risk?The ever growing number of environmental laws has affected the way that lenders perceive...
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A deed of variation is an agreement between the lessor and the lessee to alter the terms of the lease. There are myriad reasons why a deed of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Jan
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date [date] Parties1[name of agent] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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