Types of security

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and relevant content in relation to assignment. The cases are divided by topic area and include: • Assignment—general points...

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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 in action such as...

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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 business without any...

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The terms security and quasi-security are frequently used in relation to finance transactions. This Practice Note considers the term security in the context of security...

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There are four main types of security available under English law: • mortgage • charge • pledge, and • lien This Practice Note explains: • the nature of a charge...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to fixed and floating charges. The cases are divided by topic area and include:...

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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating charge This Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as opposed to a fixed...

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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 mortgage is created in...

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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 the secured assets in...

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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 the secured assets in...

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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. This Practice Note...

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This Practice Note provides a basic introduction to security and covers the following: • what is security • why do lenders take security • who can provide security • what...

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This Practice Note provides links to answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on security issues—it is intended predominantly as a guide to those new to...

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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 mean that a lender...

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