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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...
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8th Apr
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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....
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The key characteristic of a fixed charge is that the security holder exercises a certain level of control over the charged asset preventing the...
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A sub-charge is a registerable disposition under section 27(3)(b) of the Land Registration Act 2002 (LRA 2002). See also LRA 2002, s 53.LRA 2002, s...
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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
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19th Mar
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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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19th Mar
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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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15th Mar
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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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28th Feb
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