Types of security

View Banking & Finance by content type:

Featured Banking & Finance content

Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus on execution of documents and company filing and...
Read More >
15th Oct
Practice notes
Legal opinions are used in the vast majority of financing transactions. They are usually either a condition precedent to funding or a condition...
Read More >
8th Oct
Practice notes
Guarantees (see Practice Note: Guarantees) and third party security (see Practice Note: Third party security) from individuals are relatively common...
Read More >
29th Sep
Practice notes
In financing transactions, conditions precedent are the conditions that need to be fulfilled for funding to occur.This Practice Note explains:•the...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Debentures are used in many types of financing where it is desirable to take security over all of the assets of a particular entity. They are a form...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Set-off is a complex yet important concept in legal proceedings generally and for many different types of transaction.Independent set-off and...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
There are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note explains:•the nature of a...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Land (or real property) is commonly offered as security for a loan. In this context, land has more relevance than some other assets because it can be...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on execution of documents and company...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to guarantees. The cases are divided by topic area and...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
What is a debenture?In the context of secured lending, the term 'debenture' means a form of security agreement that grants security interests over a...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Contractual rights are a type of chose in action, ie something that is recoverable by legal action as opposed to something that is physically...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
In commercial lending transactions receivables are typically offered as security:•as part of a package of security over the whole of a company's...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
A lender's primary concern is that it is repaid. Even if a lender obtains a judgment for payment of the sum owed to it by its borrower, this does not...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
There are five main types of set-off:•independent set-off (sometimes known as legal set-off or statutory set-off)•transaction set-off (also known as...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. In such circumstances, they are a contractual arrangement...
Read More >
25th Sep

Most recent Types of security content

Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to fixed and floating charges. The cases are divided by...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
A lender's primary concern is that it is repaid. Even if a lender obtains a judgment for payment of the sum owed to it by its borrower, this does not...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
The terms security and quasi-security are frequently used in relation to finance transactions. This Practice Note considers the term security in the...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Lenders will often take security as support for a borrower's obligations under a loan. Taking security means that they will have certain rights over...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
Lenders will often take security as support for a borrower's obligations under a loan. Taking security means that they will have certain rights over...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
25th Sep
Practice notes
A pledge is one of the four types of security recognised under English law; the types of security are described in Practice Note: Types of security....
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
There are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note explains:•the nature of a...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
A mortgage is one of the four types of security recognised under English law and described in Types of security.This Practice Note explains how a...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and relevant content in relation to assignment. The cases are divided by topic area and...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides a basic introduction to security and covers the following:•what is security•why do lenders take security•who can provide...
Read More >
26th Sep
Practice notes
STOP PRESS—Coronavirus (COVID-19) and registration of charges at Companies House: The content of this Practice Note is affected by the Companies etc...
Read More >
26th Sep
Q&As
This Q&A discusses whether or not a clause in a contract between A and B that prohibits B from assigning the contract (ie a non-assignment clause) is...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 28th Sep
Q&As
Crystallisation of floating chargesA floating charge may Crystallize by operation of law or it may Crystallize in accordance with a contract....
Read More >
28th Sep
Q&As
The key characteristic of a fixed charge is that the security holder exercises a certain level of control over the charged asset preventing the...
Read More >
28th Sep
Q&As
The terms 'mortgage' and 'charge' are often used interchangeably although they are not the same in a legal sense.What is a mortgage?A mortgage is the...
Read More >
28th Sep
Q&As
Crystallisation of floating chargesA floating charge may Crystallize by operation of law or it may Crystallize in accordance with a contract....
Read More >
28th Sep
Q&As
What is sub-security in the context of registered land?Sub-security in relation to registered land is a 'charge which charges with the payment of...
Read More >
28th Sep

Popular documents