conditions precedent
The meaning of this term depends on the context in which it is used:
• In contract law, a condition in a contract which provides that the agreement or certain parts of the agreement will only come into force if and when certain conditions are met. No binding contract exists until the condition precedent has been satisfied.
• In banking terms, a condition in a loan agreement that must be satisfied by the borrower before it may request a drawdown and the lender is obliged to lend. Unless otherwise provided, the rest of the loan agreement will be binding on the borrower on execution and it will be obliged to pay fees and make representations from then.
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This term has a number of meanings. In the context of:
• Corporate, the conditions in a contract that must be satisfied before the agreement or certain parts of the agreement come into force.
• Finance, a condition in a loan agreement that the borrower must satisfy before it may request a drawdown and the lender is obligated to lend. Unless otherwise provided, the rest of the loan agreement will be binding on the borrower on execution and it will be obligated to pay fees and comply with the terms of the loan agreement.
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Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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