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.

This note also contains links to a multi-jurisdictional guide to finance (which includes issues relating to taking security) and a detailed note on security provided by a borrower to a lender in connection with a secured financing in the US.

For a checklist of key issues for lawyers advising a lender taking security from an English company, see Checklist, Taking security from an English company.

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


 

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