Ban on assignment clauses: views from the coalface. Hugh Beale, Louise Gullifer and Sarah Paterson. B.J.I.B. & F.L. 2015, 30(8), 463-466.

This article summarizes the findings of two studies which assess the effect of anti-assignment clauses in trade receivables financing. It reviews the law applicable to receivables  financiers, noting the uncertainty over the effect of a anti-assignment clauses. It then considers whether anti-assignment clauses adversely affect the availability of finance to small businesses and result in the use of workarounds, thereby increasing the cost of finance.

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