Monthly highlights: October 2019

Monthly highlights: October 2019

In this issue

 

Brexit
LIBOR and benchmarks
Lending
Trade finance
Project finance
Shipping finance
Debt capital markets
Derivatives
Sustainable finance
Securitisation and structured products
Regulation of derivatives and structured products
Restructuring
Claims and remedies

 

Brexit

FCA publishes draft updated directions under its Temporary Transitional Power

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has updated and published draft directions under its Temporary Transitional Power (TTP), which gives the FCA flexibility in how it applies post-Brexit requirements. The FCA’s directions would only come into effect on exit day if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period. Changes include that the proposed duration of the TTP directions will be extended to 31 December 2020.

What impact would a No deal Brexit have on DCM transactions

Matthew Tobin, head of debt capital markets at Slaughter and May, considers the possible impact of a No deal Brexit on these markets and the preparations in hand to address it in News Analysis: What impact would a No deal Brexit have on DCM transactions?

What impact would a No deal Brexit have on rail finance?

Lisa Marks and Darren Fodey, both partners at Stephenson Harwood, assess the implications that a No deal Brexit scenario would have on the rail finance market in News Analysis: What impact would a No deal Brexit have on rail finance?

How would the securitisation market react to a No deal Brexit?

In News Analysis: How would the securitisation market react to a No deal Brexit?, Jeremiah Wagner, partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, provides

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Zahra started working as a paralegal at Lexis Nexis in Banking and Insolvency teams in April 2019. Zahra graduated with a 2.1 honours in a BA French and Spanish, completed the GDL at BPP University and is seeking some experience before commencing the LPC. She has undertaken voluntary work for law firms in London, Argentina and Colombia.