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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having...
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This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Chargor], a company incorporated in England and Wales with...
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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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Development of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA investment grade documents began in 1998 as a response to...
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What is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A direct agreement is an agreement which gives the...
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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This Practice Note considers:•the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements•common events of default relating to borrowers and...
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On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds) required to fund the transaction, will...
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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In many commercial finance transactions, lenders expect to be given some form of credit support to increase their confidence in being able to recover...
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This Practice Note lists hot topics (with links to the appropriate materials) that may be of interest to Banking & Finance lawyers. It is updated...
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Sub-participation is a means by which a lender can transfer its risk in a loan to another lender. For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 12th Jan
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Legal opinions are one of the key documentary conditions precedent in loan transactions. The legal opinion is a letter which sets out opinions as to...
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Documents for a typical project finance transaction can be split into three broad categories:•finance documents—the finance documents govern the debt...
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Shares are commonly offered as security for a loan in commercial lending transactions.Practice Note: Taking security over shares explains how to take...
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Trade credit insurance typically provides protection to a policyholder against non-payment of accounts receivable, due to the protracted default (ie a...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Morris of Clyde & Co LLP 19th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID 19): HM Treasury announced on 13 May 2020 that businesses with supply chains which rely on trade credit insurance and who are...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 19th Jan
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PXF facilities are usually secured by:•security over the borrower/producer’s rights under a long term ‘offtake contract’ (ie a sale and purchase...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 17th Jan
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Dimitri Papaefstratiou, Joseph Lam and Wen Liu of DLA Piper (UK) LLP 17th Jan
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Prepayment finance structures are based on two credit agreements:•a prepayment contract (the 'Prepayment Contract') between the buyer/trader (known as...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 17th Jan
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The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) inserted section 233B into the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) as part of a package of...
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Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jan
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Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are secured on the assets forming the borrowing base, which consist of:•goods in storage or in...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 8th Jan

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