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What is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of trade finance. They are working capital credit facilities...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 12th Jan
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Legal opinions are one of the key documentary conditions precedent in loan transactions. The legal opinion is a letter which sets out opinions as to...
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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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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 12th Jan
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There are times when a lender might want to get back some of the money it has lent to a borrower before the borrower is due to repay it.If the...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The ICC has issued a guidance paper on the impact of COVID-19 on trade finance transactions issued subject to ICC rules. For...
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9th Nov
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In many commercial finance transactions, lenders expect to be given some form of credit support to increase their confidence in being able to recover...
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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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What is a 'capital call facility'?A capital call facility is a form of finance provided by a lender to a fund and typically secured against investors’...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Olds of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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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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This Practice Note covers the typical structure of facility agreements and the key terms and provisions that will be included. It examines the process...
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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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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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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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STOP PRESS—Coronavirus (COVID-19) and registration of charges at Companies House: The content of this Practice Note is affected by the Companies etc...
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19th Apr
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[to be printed on headed notepaper of Association][insert name of assignee][insert address of assignee]Dear Sirsm.v. '[insert name of vessel]'—[insert...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note forms part of a set of Practice Notes on airline insolvency, for further information, see Practice Notes:•Guide to airline...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 9th Apr
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Introduction to the airline industryThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide an overview of some of the key features of airline insolvencies in...
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Produced in partnership with Mark Craggs of Norton Rose Fulbright 9th Apr
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This Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It looks at the principles of...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; China; Croatia; Denmark; Italy; Japan; Mozambique;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Cyprus; Germany; Italy; Japan; Liberia; Malta; Marshall Islands; Nigeria;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Bahamas; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; European Union;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Austria; Belgium; Bermuda; Brazil; British Virgin Islands;...
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9th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Canada; China; Japan; Netherlands; Nigeria; Norway; Russia;...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the main terms included in standard form shipbuilding contracts. In particular, it looks at:•standard forms of the...
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8th Apr
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The essence of aviation finance is that a lender will advance money to a borrower for the purposes of financing (or refinancing) its acquisition of an...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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Following privatisation, new passenger rolling stock was typically financed by the three original bank-owned rolling stock companies (ROSCOs) using...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
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The UK rail industry is governed by a web of statutory and non-statutory rules and regulations. Due to their importance in the context of rolling...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
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Once a rolling stock lessor has taken delivery of rolling stock from the manufacturer, its priorities will be to:•lease it to an operator (in order to...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
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Aviation finance lends itself to tax leasing in many jurisdictions. Tax leases are usually a means of tax deferral. They can be advantageous, from a...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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New fleets of rolling stock for use in UK passenger operations are procured using a variety of different structures. The most straightforward...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at two other important types of leasing transactions that may arise, outside the standard operating or finance leases. The...
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8th Apr
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The Islamic finance industry has seen rapid growth in recent years as financial institutions and their clients look towards exploring alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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New fleets of rolling stock for use in UK passenger operations are procured using a variety of different structures. The most straightforward...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr

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