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Virtual execution of documentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in...
17th Sep
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Executing documents—deeds and simple contractsThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple...
17th Sep
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Execution formalities—individualsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers...
17th Sep
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Virtual execution under Scots lawIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK...
Produced in partnership with David Blair, Solicitor at Anderson Strathern 17th Sep
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Accepting depositsBackground to the regulated activity of accepting depositsUnder section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA...
17th Sep
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Schemes of arrangement—key casesThis Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to schemes of arrangement....
17th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
17th Sep
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Conditions precedentIn financing transactions, conditions precedent are the conditions that need to be fulfilled for funding to occur.This Practice...
17th Sep
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Preparing or reviewing the conditions precedent in loan transactionsIn financing transactions, conditions precedent (known as CPs) are the specific...
17th Sep
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Contract interpretation—distinguishing between liquidated damages and penalty clausesLiquidated damages v penalties—when does the issue arise?Parties...
16th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratorium formsScopeThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new Part A1 into...
16th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratorium extension and terminationThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserts a new...
16th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
16th Sep
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Governing law, jurisdiction and arbitration clauses in finance documentsThis Practice Note discussed governing law and jurisdiction in the context of...
15th Sep
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Lending to fundsWhat is 'fund finance'?The term 'fund finance' is used to cover a broad spectrum of debt financing arrangements. The type of fund...
Produced in partnership with Heather Culshaw of Herbert Smith Freehills and Susie Nguyen of Herbert Smith Freehills 15th Sep
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Regulatory resources for in-house banking and finance lawyersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
15th Sep
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Mistake in contract lawThis Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake,...
15th Sep
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Third party rights—the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999This Practice Note considers third party rights in relation to contracts under the...
15th Sep
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Contractual damages—general principlesThis Practice Note considers the general principles of recovering damages for contractual breach, starting with...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th Sep
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Causation and remoteness in contractual breach claimsWhen considering a claim for damages (see Practice Note: Contractual damages—general principles...
Produced in partnership with Zainab Hodgson and Kavidha Clare of CMS 15th Sep

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