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Legal opinions—uses, scope and structureLegal opinions are used in the vast majority of financing transactions. They are usually either a condition...
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19th May
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Acquisition finance—ancillary facilities On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds)...
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19th May
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Incremental debt flexibility or accordion featuresWhat are incremental facilities?An incremental facility is feature included in a credit agreement...
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Produced in partnership with Max Millington of Osborne Clarke 19th May
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Intercreditor agreement—key provisionsThis Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice...
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19th May
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An introduction to securities lending transactions and the Global Master Securities Lending Agreement (GMSLA)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Joseph Wren of Travers Smith and Jonathan Gilmour of Travers Smith 19th May
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Exchange traded derivativesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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Structure of a facility agreementThis Practice Note discusses the usual components of a bilateral, committed facility agreement to a corporate...
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19th May
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Key issues in loan transfers There are times when a lender might want to get back some of the money it has lent to a borrower before the borrower is...
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19th May
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Perfecting security over aircraft and registering security on the UK Register of Aircraft MortgagesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020...
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19th May
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Introduction to fund finance—capital call facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses:•what is meant by capital call facilities, NAV, or asset backed...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith 19th May
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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
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19th May
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Bilateral, syndicated and club arrangementsOne of the features used to categorise loans is the number of lenders involved. A loan involving one lender...
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19th May
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Derivatives—ISDA documentation frameworkThe International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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What is credit support and how is it used in the ISDA credit support documentation?What is credit support?Credit support is a means of a party...
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19th May
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Direct agreements in project finance transactionsWhat is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A...
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19th May

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Trade credit insuranceTrade credit insurance typically provides protection to a policyholder against non-payment of accounts receivable, due to the...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Morris of Clyde & Co LLP 1st Aug
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The EU and US Sanctions RegimesThis Practice Note considers:•EU sanctions•sanctions in the US, and•the similarities and differences between the EU and...
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1st Aug
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Trade and financial sanctions offences, penalties, investigations and enforcement—a guide for businessesSanctions are restrictions on financial,...
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Produced in partnership with Eve Giles of Allen & Overy LLP, Diana Czugler of Allen & Overy LLP, Hannah Pye of Allen & Overy LLP and Jonathan Benson of Allen & Overy LLP 31st Jul
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What is the difference between a promissory note and an IOU?What is a promissory note?Under English law, promissory notes are negotiable instruments...
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31st Jul
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In a factoring arrangement where the factor is a payment provider who has the contractual relationship with the consumer, is it the factor or the...
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31st Jul
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What is the difference between a standby letter of credit and a letter of credit?This Q&A considers the differences between a standby letter of credit...
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31st Jul
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Does section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 prevent a supplier from calling on a parent company guarantee (or other security) which is triggered by...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 31st Jul
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Getting the Deal Through: Anti-Corruption Regulation 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia;...
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31st Jul
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Getting the Deal Through: Trade & Customs 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Chile; China;...
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31st Jul
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The Bribery Act 2010—an introductory guideThe Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 30th Jul
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International sanctions—an introductionWhat are sanctions?Sanctions are non-permanent restrictions or prohibitions imposed by governments that...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Matthews of Dentons and John Binns of BCL Solicitors LLP 30th Jul
Precedents
Promissory note by a companyPROMISSORY NOTEPrincipal amount: £[insert amount in figures] ([insert amount in words])[insert date][insert name of...
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30th Jul
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Promissory note by individual maker(s)PROMISSORY NOTEPrincipal amount: £[insert amount in figures] ([insert amount in words])[insert date][I, (the...
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30th Jul
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Incoterms® 2010 Rules—FOB Free on boardThe ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC...
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30th Jul
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Incoterms® 2010 Rules—FAS Free alongside shipThe ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC...
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30th Jul
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DAP Delivered at placeThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DAP Delivered at place Incoterm in the Incoterms®...
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30th Jul
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CIF Cost insurance and freightThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CIF Cost insurance and freight Incoterm in...
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30th Jul
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When can a commission be a bribe?All commissions constitute the giving of a financial advantage, although they will not necessarily be...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Furlong of Carmelite Chambers 30th Jul
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CPT Carriage paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CPT Carriage paid to Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020...
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