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Does section 233B of the Insolvency Act 1986 prevent a supplier from calling on a parent company guarantee (or other security) which is triggered by...
Produced in partnership with Ryan Hocking of Hardwicke Chambers 5th Jun
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Where a document forms a schedule to an agreement, if the document in the schedule is signed rather than being printed as a separate agreement and...
5th Jun
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Must a debt under a contract be ascertainable in order to be called a debt?In order to answer this question, it is essential to consider for what...
5th Jun
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Can a signed scanned version of a contract or deed be relied upon as opposed to the signed original?We have assumed that the question relates to the...
5th Jun
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Can a deed of novation be effective if the incoming party has not executed the deed but the remaining party and the outgoing party have?Novation is...
5th Jun
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I have received a force majeure notice from my supplier, what do I do?The first thing to do is to unearth the relevant contract. The notice will have...
Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 5th Jun
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There was a mistake in a debenture that was filed at Companies House, do I need to register the amendment and send another copy to Companies...
Produced in partnership with Albert Sampson 5th Jun
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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...
Produced in partnership with Richard Hanke of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 5th Jun
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How do I draft a guarantee that is limited in time or expires on a particular date?Is it possible to draft a guarantee limited in time and/or with a...
Produced in partnership with Richard Hanke of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 5th Jun
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Is it possible to put a security trustee arrangement in place for a sole lender?A security trustee will normally be appointed on a syndicated...
5th Jun
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If I can’t meet the people I am contracting with to sign a contract, how do I execute a contract by virtual means?Many businesses are closing their...
5th Jun
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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...
Produced in partnership with Richard Hanke of 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) 5th Jun
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Could you direct me as to where I can find relevant information regarding the general legal and regulatory environment surrounding fintech and...
5th Jun
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Can certified copies of documents be sent/received by email? Is a certified copy of a document sent/received by email a 'true...
5th Jun
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How is security taken over land and uncalled capital of a limited partnership?SummaryAn ELP has no separate legal personality and this gives rise to a...
5th Jun
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What are the consequences of taking or granting security in breach of a negative pledge?What is a negative pledge?A negative pledge is a contractual...
5th Jun
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What is a flawed asset agreement and when should it be used?This Q&A explains what a flawed asset agreement is and describes when flawed asset...
Produced in partnership with Brian Cain 5th Jun
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When a limited partner makes loans to a limited partnership, can it take security for that loan over the assets held by the general partner?Limited...
5th Jun

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