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Can a listed company or AIM company grant security and guarantees?The considerations when taking security from a listed company, ie a company admitted...
8th Apr
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What are the key features of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?The government has announced a number of measures to assist businesses...
8th Apr
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From a lender's perspective, it is important to draft a guarantee which is limited by amount as a guarantee of all of the loan, with a cap on...
8th Apr
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Amendment and waiver requests are an important aspect of managing any facility for lenders.During the life of a facility agreement, the needs of a...
8th Apr
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The key characteristic of a fixed charge is that the security holder exercises a certain level of control over the charged asset preventing the...
8th Apr
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Why might a borrower want to exclude part of its assets from the security package?In some secured financing transactions the borrower (or other...
8th Apr
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The key issues to examine when considering whether a guarantee could be set aside as an antecedent transaction are:•transactions at an undervalue,...
8th Apr
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A process agent is a person or entity that is appointed to receive, accept and acknowledge service of process on behalf of another party.A party to an...
8th Apr
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What is a securitisation?A securitisation is a financing technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would otherwise be...
8th Apr
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What is a negative pledge?A negative pledge is a contractual undertaking which prohibits or restricts the party granting the undertaking from creating...
8th Apr
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What is a bill of sale?A bill of sale is a document that transfers ownership of goods from one person (‘X’) to another (‘Y’) as security for a loan...
Produced in partnership with Anna Medvinskaia of Gough Square Chambers 8th Apr
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Crystallisation of a floating chargeThe nature of a floating charge is that it permits the debtor to make successive disposals (usually only in the...
Produced in partnership with Peter Susman of Henderson Chambers 8th Apr
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Does a mortgagee have the right to redeem a prior ranking mortgage?This is a fairly complicated area but in short there will be situations in which a...
8th Apr
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In short, no, a comfort letter is not the same as a properly drafted guarantee.Comfort letters are sometimes given as 'alternatives' to guarantees or...
8th Apr
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Following completion of a share purchase transaction, the stock transfer form which effects the transfer of the sale shares from the seller to the...
8th Apr
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In what circumstances can an application be made?A charge created by a company must be registered at Companies House. Significant consequences flow...
Produced in partnership with Phillip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
8th Apr

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