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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to acceleration of debt and enforcement of security. The cases are divided by...

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During the term of a facility, the borrower's financial position is likely to fluctuate. Sometimes, its circumstances change to such an extent that it wants the terms of...

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General duty of liquidators and administrators where there has been an unlawful transaction If, during the course of a liquidator's or administrator's investigations into...

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. Avoiding floating charges—the conditions required Under section 245 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), there are provisions for liquidators and administrators to set...

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Competing security interests arise when more than one creditor has taken security over the same asset or group of assets. Determining the order of priority between those...

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Overview Covenant 'loose' and covenant 'lite' facilities provoke much debate in the leveraged finance market since they are perceived to indicate that debt markets are...

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One of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver, which cures a temporary blip in the company's...

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Under English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed. This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which a deed is necessary or...

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In an enforcement scenario, it is necessary to confirm that the charge under which you wish to appoint a receiver is valid. This Practice Note considers the impact on the...

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An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature and links a person to the contents of an electronic document. This Practice Note...

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This Practice Note considers the enforcement options available to lenders where they hold fixed security. In particular it covers: • the options available when taking...

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Security over land can be taken by way of mortgage or charge with the appropriate form often depending on the significance of the land to the borrower's business or the...

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This Practice Note summarises: • the different forms of share security • the main enforcement options open to security takers • practical considerations for security...

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This Practice Note considers the position of a security holder who has an equitable mortgage or charge over land, in particular the powers that are available to complete...

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This Practice Note considers: • the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements • common events of default relating to borrowers and guarantors •...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant provisions of the...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the form required for...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs). The law Before 1 October 2009,...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited partnerships formed under the Limited Partnerships Act 1907....

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1 October 2009 in...

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships. Authority A partner in a partnership will be empowered...

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This Practice Note summarises the execution formalities for witnesses, in particular it considers who can act as a witness to the signature of another person on a...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to fixed and floating charges. The cases are divided by topic area and include:...

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Summary A secured creditor has a variety of remedies available to it to realise value from the security. However, it is prudent for any secured creditor to...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content in relation to guarantees. The cases are divided by topic area and include: • cases relating...

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A demand for payment is a formal demand made in accordance with the contractual requirements underpinning the liability which the party issuing the demand is seeking to...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note is impacted by the decision of the UK on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union. The Bank Recovery and Resolution and Miscellaneous...

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In this Practice Note, ‘borrower’ and ‘mortgagor’ are used interchangeably, as are ‘lender’ and ‘mortgagee’. This Practice Note also applies to fixed charges (although...

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Different regimes imposed on overseas companies regarding registering security at Companies House The regime for registering charges created by overseas companies over...

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