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This Q&A appears to relate to the use of so-called ‘Big Four clauses’ in contracts which restrict the audited person’s choice of statutory auditor to...
28th Nov
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There are two types of opinions which we refer to in relation to this Q&A:•capacity opinions—this is typically desirable for a Banking and Finance...
28th Nov
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What are the differences between a 1992 ISDA Master Agreement and a 2002 ISDA Master Agreement?The 2002 ISDA Master Agreement was published to take...
28th Nov
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It is important to note initially that there is no statutory requirement for a chargor to notify Companies House that it has either fully or partially...
28th Nov
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Crystallisation of floating chargesA floating charge may Crystallize by operation of law or it may Crystallize in accordance with a contract....
28th Nov
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It is necessary for a debenture to take the form of a deed in order to ensure that the lender has an legal or equitable mortgage, see the commentary...
28th Nov
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Crystallisation of floating chargesA floating charge may Crystallize by operation of law or it may Crystallize in accordance with a contract....
28th Nov
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Applying to the court to extend the time for registering the chargeIf a charge is not registered in time the chargor or any person interested in the...
28th Nov
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Because we are not privy to the background of this particular situation, and it is not clear if this is a solvent or insolvent liquidation, or what...
28th Nov
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What is a retention of title clause?At its simplest, a retention of title clause allows the seller to retain title to goods which it has delivered to...
28th Nov
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Capitalised terms used in this Q&A follow the defined terms used in the ISDA Master Agreement.What is an Event of Default?Events of Default are events...
28th Nov
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Equitable set-offEquitable set-off arises when two claims are so closely connected that it would be unjust to allow one party to enforce its claim...
28th Nov
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What is a promissory note?Under English law, promissory notes are negotiable instruments that represent an unconditional promise by one party to pay...
28th Nov
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What are collective action clauses?Collective action clauses (CACS) are provisions contained in the terms and conditions of debt securities...
28th Nov
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Who should give a legal opinion?Although opinions are usually given by external law firms who are advising the managers or dealers, the issuer or the...
28th Nov
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This Q&A discusses whether a charge needs to be re-registered at Companies House if it is transferred from one chargee to another.When might a charge...
28th Nov
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Schulyer Henderson defines vanilla derivative in Henderson on Derivatives: Broader context: dealing market, paragraph [1.7]:'A 'plain vanilla'...
17th Nov
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What are securities lending and repurchase (repo) transactions?A securities lending transaction involves:•outright transfer of securities by one party...
17th Nov

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