Taking security

This note provides an outline of the types of security available to a lender and discusses various issues a lender should be aware of when taking security, for example, contractual issues, financial assistance, corporate benefit and environmental issues.

For a global guide to finance that includes information on taking security in various jurisdictions, see Finance global guide.

For a detailed note on security provided by a borrower to a lender in connection with a secured financing in the US, see PLC US Finance, Practice note, Security: Overview.

Practical Law Finance (based on an original version by Peter Hall, Freshfields, Bruckhaus Deringer)


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