Banking and finance webinar series 2017


January 25, 2017


Our 2017 client webinar series looks at the case law behind some of the key clauses in finance documents. The series also looks at the law behind some of the familiar words or phrases used in finance documents.

For further information on these webinars please contact Natasha Lawrence.

January 26, 2017

Assignments and charges

The case law behind assignments and charges:

  • legal or equitable assignment?
  • fixed or floating charge?
  • assignment or charge: when might it matter?

Speaker: Rebecca Oliver

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March 30, 2017


The case law behind key clauses and definitions including:

  • Secured Obligations and related definitions
  • waiver of defences clause
  • deferral of rights clause
  • continuing guarantee clause 

Speakers: Claire Berwick and Claire Edwards

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May 25, 2017


The impact of case law on statutory clawback provisions protecting creditors:

  • when security, guarantees and payments to creditors may be set aside on insolvency
  • navigating clawback risk when refinancing

Speaker: Rebecca Oliver

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September 21, 2017


  • Entire agreement clauses
  • Non waiver clauses
  • Notices provisions
  • Severance clauses
  • Time is of the essence clauses

Speaker: Alex Shattock

January 25, 2018

Execution of documents

  • Execution of deeds and simple contracts
  • Formalities for other types of contracts
  • What is a signature?
  • Electronic signatures

Speakers: Kelli Bodal-Hansen and Kathryn Emmett