Monthly Update: August 2014

Welcome to this month's LexisNexis Banking & Finance highlights:

Hot Topic – Derivatives

Nigel Dickinson, partner in the capital markets team at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, considers the main changes in ISDA's new credit derivatives definitions and how you can prepare.

Noiana Paula Marigo, partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, considers Argentina's default on its sovereign debt on 31 July 2014 and the potential consequences.

Also in this month's highlights

  • Following the first Islamic sovereign bond issue in June, the International Islamic Financial Market are developing common templates for structuring sukuk;
  • real estate finance experts Roger Hawkins (Berwin Leighton Paisner) and Jenny Sargent (Macfarlanes) comment on the effectiveness of the new protocol for discharging mortgages of commercial property; and
  • the latest developments from the LMA.

For all this and more, including key dates for Banking & Finance lawyers in September, click here to access the August 2014 update.

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