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I've just noticed that an executed document has the wrong date on it. What should I do?The first thing you need to do is insert the correct date in...
5th Jun
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How might the European Commission proposal for new conflict of law rules for assigned claims impact the secondary loan market?SummaryThe European...
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What does 'in the ordinary course of business' mean in connection with floating charge asset disposals?The ability of a chargor to dispose of or...
5th Jun
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
5th Jun
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Securities lending and repos both involve the transfer and retransfer of securities and both can be used to cover a short position. What is the...
5th Jun
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In what circumstances can a guarantor unilaterally terminate its obligations under a guarantee?We refer you to Practice Note: Voluntary revocation of...
5th Jun
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When acting for a lender in respect of a legal charge and debenture, is it necessary to register the debenture at HM Land Registry as well as the...
5th Jun
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When negotiating a Schedule to an ISDA Master Agreement, does it matter if I specify an event as an Additional Event of Default or Additional...
5th Jun
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Are COMI undertakings and representations still relevant if all borrowers and guarantors under a facility agreement are English companies?SummaryA...
5th Jun
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Under The Statutory Auditors and Third Country Auditors Regulations 2016 and the surrounding EU Regulation would it be possible to restrict a company...
5th Jun
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Does it matter if you carve some of the assets of a company security provider out of the scope of the security package it is creating?Why might a...
5th Jun
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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)...
Produced in partnership with Tom Stewart Coats of XXIV Old Buildings 5th Jun
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Are loans normally assigned or novated? Does it matter?SummaryBoth assignments and novations of loan contracts are common. As they have different...
Produced in partnership with Albert Sampson 5th Jun
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When a limited company has granted a debenture, will it charge the bank accounts of the company? If so, why would there be any need for the blocked...
5th Jun
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Does The Lending Code apply to a guarantee provided by a company director?What is The Lending Code?The Lending Code is a voluntary code of practice,...
5th Jun
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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...
5th Jun
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When entering hedging agreements in relation to a lending transaction, should the legal opinion on those hedging agreements or should a separate...
5th Jun

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