Security—frequently asked questions
Security—frequently asked questions

The following Banking & Finance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Security—frequently asked questions
  • Taking security
  • Perfection and registration issues
  • Priority
  • Enforcing security
  • Releasing security
  • Overseas security

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 security. For a complete list of our materials, including Practice Notes on security and security precedents, please view the security topic, accessible by clicking on the Topics tab on the Banking & Finance homepage.

For a complete list of Q&As in the Banking & Finance Q&A bank, many of which address more complicated issues relating to security, please see Banking & Finance Q&As—overview.

Note that some of the content linked to in this Practice Note is not maintained.

Taking security

This section sets out relevant materials that may assist with frequently asked questions on taking security and the different types of security available.

Topic Question Relevant content
Security — introduction What’s a good starting point for someone new to security? — Security—an introductory guide
— Types of security—overview
— Taking security—overview
  Do you have any information on the difference between the different types of security?