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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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Development of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA investment grade documents began in 1998 as a response to...
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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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This Practice Note explains the features of three common types of loan facility:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities (RCFs)It also...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers:•the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements•common events of default relating to borrowers and...
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9th Nov
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On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds) required to fund the transaction, will...
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9th Nov
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Assignments by way of security can take different forms and it is important to understand how they are created and their effect. Security over choses...
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9th Nov
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What is a 'capital call facility'?A capital call facility is a form of finance provided by a lender to a fund and typically secured against investors’...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Olds of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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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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The key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the charged assets in the normal course of...
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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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Assignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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9th Nov
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Novation is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.This Practice Note looks at what is meant by novation...
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9th Nov
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What is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of trade finance. They are working capital credit facilities...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 12th Jan
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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the key provisions of facilities agreements that are impacted by regulatory change, focusing on the following...
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19th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the costs that a lender will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps that it will take within the...
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19th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at:•issues that sanctions can pose on lending transactions•the key provisions of the facility agreement that must be...
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14th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 14th Apr
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This Practice Note provides:•information on the background to the transition away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other Interbank...
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9th Apr
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note explains the Loan Market Association (LMA)’s approach to the calculation of interest in its (LIBOR based) facility documentation....
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note aims to assist practitioners with understanding the key issues to be aware of when drafting or amending a facility agreement to be...
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8th Apr
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STOP PRESS: LIBOR is being phased out and replaced with risk-free rates such as SONIA and SOFR. This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the...
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8th Apr
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SummaryThe European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on the law applicable to the third-party effects of assignments (the Proposal) published on...
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Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 8th Apr
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Bank Recovery and Resolution DirectiveUnder Article 55 of the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) (2014/59/EU) all in scope entities (such...
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8th Apr
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Crypto–assets—the basicsIn its simplest form, cryptoassets are a virtual currency which uses encryption to verify transactions denominated in that...
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Produced in partnership with Charlotte Møller of Brown Rudnick LLP and Claude Brown of Reed Smith 8th Apr
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What is a smart contract and how might it be used?Smart contracts are computerised transaction protocols that execute the terms of a contract...
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8th Apr
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What is bitcoin?Bitcoin is a digital token that lets you send money to any person in the world to pay for goods and services.It is a transparent,...
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8th Apr
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Blockchain has erupted into mainstream consciousness with multiple consultations and discussions by regulators underway or completed around the world....
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Produced in partnership with John Salmon of Hogan Lovells 8th Apr
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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices ActThe US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Lawyers and the companies they advise need to understand what their sanctions...
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8th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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8th Apr

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