Floating charge

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Legal security: MortgagePledgeLienBailment
Equitable security: Chargefixedfloating | ABWOS | Equitable lien
Credit risk mitigation: Title transfer | Guarantee | Letter of credit | Netting
Friends and relations: Rehypothecation | Equivalent
Documents: 1994 ISDA CSA (NY law) | 1995 ISDA CSA | 1995 ISDA CSD (English law)
Regulation: LPA 1925 | Financial Collateral Regulations | LPMPA 1994

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A “floating” charge — fondly known by legal witterati as a “floater”, is a security interest, which hovers in the æther, allowing the assets to move in and out of the custody account unhindered, but upon an enforcement event suddenly clamps down — the technical term is that it “crystallises” — on whatever is in the account and becomes a “fixed” charge.

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