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Drafting and negotiating the facility agreementThis Practice Note covers the typical structure of facility agreements and the key terms and provisions...
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19th May
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Credit linked notesIP 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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What are credit derivatives?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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19th May
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ISDA definitionsThe vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International...
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19th May
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What is securitisation?Securitisation is a financing techniqueSecuritisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets...
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19th May
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OTC and exchange traded derivatives—key features and conceptsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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How is a mortgage created?A mortgage is one of the four types of security recognised under English law and described in Types of security.This...
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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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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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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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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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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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Role of a bond trusteeNot all bond issues involve a trustee. It is up to the issuer to decide whether to appoint a trustee or a fiscal agent—see...
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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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Direct agreements in project finance transactionsWhat is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A...
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Fixtures and fittingsWhen transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express...
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If a lease, which is subject to a registered charge, is varied by way of Deed of Variation without the consent of the lender, will the lender be bound...
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Title guarantee and covenants for titleOn the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the...
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Negligence in property valuationThis Practice Note deals with the extent of a valuer’s liability to buyers, sellers and mortgagees for inaccurate...
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5th Jun
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Rent review proceduresDate and frequencyThe frequency of a rent review is a matter for negotiation. The most common period in practice at the moment...
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Pre-completion searchesThis Practice Note sets out the searches that should be carried out prior to completion (pre-completion searches), including...
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Carrying out bankruptcy searches at HM Land RegistryLand Charges searches are not required for dealings with registered land, but if you are acting...
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