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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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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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9th Nov
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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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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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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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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 12th Jan
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Given the cross-border nature of many banking transactions, it is common for the principal legal advisors for lenders and borrowers to need to...
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9th Nov
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In summary, a market disruption clause sets out how interest is calculated for a loan if a lender’s cost of funding the loan is in excess of London...
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9th Nov
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Legal opinions are one of the key documentary conditions precedent in loan transactions. The legal opinion is a letter which sets out opinions as to...
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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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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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[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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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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9th Nov

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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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