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Security—an introductory guideThis Practice Note provides a basic introduction to security and covers the following:•what is security•why do lenders...
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9th Sep
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Floating charges—advantages and disadvantagesSummary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages...
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9th Sep
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Fixed and floating chargesThere are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note...
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9th Sep
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Types of securityA 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...
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10th Aug
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Assignment—key casesThis Practice Note sets out certain key cases and relevant content in relation to assignment. The cases are divided by topic area...
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10th Aug
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Fixed and floating charges—key casesThis Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to fixed and floating...
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10th Aug
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How is a mortgage created?A mortgage is one of the four types of security recognised under English law and described in Types of security.This...
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10th Aug
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PledgesA pledge is one of the four types of security recognised under English law; the types of security are described in Practice Note: Types of...
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10th Aug
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Assignments by way of securityAssignments by way of security can take different forms and it is important to understand how they are created and their...
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10th Aug
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Crystallisation of floating chargesThe key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the...
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Legal versus equitable security interestsLenders will often take security as support for a borrower's obligations under a loan. Taking security means...
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MortgagesLenders will often take security as support for a borrower's obligations under a loan. Taking security means that they will have certain...
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Can a crystallised floating charge be de-crystallised?Crystallisation of floating chargesA floating charge may Crystallize by operation of law or it...
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10th Aug
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What powers do the holder and grantor of a sub-charge have?What is sub-security in the context of registered land?Sub-security in relation to...
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10th Aug
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Does an acknowledgement of a notice of assignment create enforceable obligations between the assignee and the recipient of the notice?SummaryA simple...
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10th Aug
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What factors in the security document might result in an assignment being held to be equitable rather than legal? Is this an issue for...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Samuels of Gough Square Chambers 10th Aug
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Is it possible for a mortgagee to create a sub-charge over its security and have the same registered at the Land Registry without notice to the...
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Is it possible to get round a prohibition on assignment by taking a charge or other security interest instead?This Q&A discusses whether or not a...
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