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What are the implications of coronavirus (COVID-19) for MAC clauses in facility agreements?Why are material adverse change (MAC) clauses in the...
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When can a guarantor voluntarily revoke its liability under a guarantee?Guarantees are a contractual arrangement where one party (the guarantor)...
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Are due diligence reports typically addressed to funders as well as to the potential purchaser of a business?Where there is bank funding for an...
31st Jul
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EU Benchmark Regulation and UK benchmark reform—how do they interrelate?What is the background to benchmark reform?Proposals for benchmark reform in...
31st Jul
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What recourse does a bank have if assets are disposed of in breach of the terms of the finance documents?Why is the restriction on asset disposals...
31st Jul
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Can an in-house lawyer give a legal opinion for a debt capital markets transaction and if so, what should it cover?Who should give a legal...
31st Jul
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What is marshalling and when does it apply?What is marshalling?Marshalling gives a singly-secured creditor a right in equity to require a...
31st Jul
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If an ‘overdraft’ is stated to be repayable on demand, but includes either events of default or a scheduled termination date (or both) in the...
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What is the banker’s right of set-off?The banker’s right of set-off refers to the right of a bank to combine two or more of a customer’s accounts held...
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How will guarantees granted by a guarantor in favour of two different creditors rank in priority? Will either take priority over the other or will...
31st Jul
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My finance document has been executed, but one of the required signatories has signed in the wrong place. What should I do?A properly drafted finance...
31st Jul
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What are collective action clauses and why are they used in sovereign bond documentation?What are collective action clauses?Collective action clauses...
31st Jul
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Should an in-scope entity receiving the benefit of a security document, governed by the laws of a non-EEA jurisdiction, require the person granting...
31st Jul
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What do the words ‘defend, indemnify and hold harmless’ mean?Contractual words and phrases such as the term 'defend, indemnify and hold harmless' have...
31st Jul
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Does a borrower have a right to prepay a loan and can you restrict the ability of the borrower to voluntarily prepay?This point is addressed in...
31st Jul
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Can I still practice EU law if the UK is no longer in the EU?Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before...
31st Jul
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Is it possible for a party to grant a charge over potential, future damages the party may receive from a court action they are involved in?As a...
31st Jul

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