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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Property e-bulletin – Issue 3

We are pleased to bring you the third edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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When is an SPV a “financial institution”?

In a judgment that will be welcomed by lenders and holds a cautionary lesson for borrowers on the importance of precise contract drafting the High Court in Re Olympia Securities Commercial plc (in administration) and ors v WDW 3 Investments Ltd and anor has ruled on what a “financial institution” is in the context of […]

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Islamic Finance Update

Islamic finance update: The arranging bank’s duty of care & the validity and enforceability of English law governed agreements in Islamic finance transactions This update considers two recent Commercial Court decisions which will be of interest and importance to parties involved in Islamic finance transactions. 1) The arranging bank’s duty of care On 7 December […]

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