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The majority of secondary debt trades are conducted by telephone or by email. Following the trade call or email exchange, the parties will document...
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9th Nov
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In summary, a market disruption clause sets out how interest is calculated for a loan if a lender’s cost of funding the loan is in excess of London...
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9th Nov
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The key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the charged assets in the normal course of...
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9th Nov
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Subordination is a way of changing the priority of claims against a debtor so that one creditor or group of creditors (the junior creditor(s)) agree...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers:•the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements•common events of default relating to borrowers and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the features of three common types of loan facility:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities (RCFs)It also...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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What is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A direct agreement is an agreement which gives the...
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9th Nov
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The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International Swaps and...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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Development of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA investment grade documents began in 1998 as a response to...
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9th Nov
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What are incremental facilities?An incremental facility is feature included in a credit agreement where, subject to meeting certain pre-agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Osborne Clarke 12th Jan
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having...
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9th Nov
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BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in syndicated loans in leveraged...
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Produced in partnership with Carlo de Vito Piscicelli of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan

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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships.AuthorityA partner in a partnership...
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20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by companies after 6 April 2008 (being the date on which the relevant...
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20th Apr
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the agent/security agent][insert date]To:[insert full name and address of [parent]]Dear [insert full name of...
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14th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1...
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13th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Denmark; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Italy;...
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9th Apr
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NotariesA notary is a qualified lawyer whose primary concern is the authentication and certification of signatures and documents, either for use...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers issues of legal capacity, the...
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8th Apr
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The equity documents on an acquisition finance transaction will normally be negotiated between the sponsor and the management team, with the lawyers...
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8th Apr
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In some circumstances, a transaction will involve satisfying certain conditions after completion. These are known as 'conditions subsequent'. This may...
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8th Apr
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After completion, the lawyers acting for the lender(s) will be responsible for distributing the original documentation and supplying copies of the key...
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8th Apr
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Once the finance documents have been signed and the conditions precedent have been satisfied (or waived in writing), there are a few final tasks that...
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8th Apr
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The process of satisfying conditions precedent on a acquisition finance transaction is much the same as on other types of lending transaction. An...
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8th Apr
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The typical scenario in which local counsel will be appointed in an acquisition finance transaction is where companies that are to borrow or give...
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8th Apr
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The table below summarises the conditions precedent typically requested by senior lenders on an acquisition finance transaction, together with the...
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8th Apr
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Given the cross-border nature of many banking transactions, it is common for the principal legal advisors for lenders and borrowers to need to...
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8th Apr
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Legal opinions are used in the vast majority of financing transactions. They are usually either a condition precedent to funding or a condition...
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8th Apr
Q&As
A process agent is a person or entity that is appointed to receive, accept and acknowledge service of process on behalf of another party.A party to an...
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8th Apr
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower]Dear [insert full name of borrower]1We refer to...
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8th Apr
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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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[TO BE PRINTED ON THE HEADED PAPER OF THE BORROWER][insert date]To:[insert full name and address of agent for service of process]Dear [insert full...
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