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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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What are they?A bridge to bond facility is a type of acquisition financing where the buyer requires the certainty of a fully committed financing...
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Produced in partnership with Cleary Gottlieb and Ian Chin of Morrison & Foerster 12th Jan
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Sub-participation is a means by which a lender can transfer its risk in a loan to another lender. For an overview of the reasons why a lender might...
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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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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 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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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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There are four main types of security available under English law: •mortgage•charge•pledge, and•lienThis Practice Note explains:•the nature of a...
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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
Precedents
This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Chargor], a company incorporated in England and Wales with...
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9th Nov
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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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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge...
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9th Nov

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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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Residual value agreements are a tool for allocating the residual value risk in an aircraft.The key reasons for using residual value agreements are:•to...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the principal types of security that a lender may look to take in a ship finance transaction. The main type of security...
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8th Apr
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The use of special purpose vehicle structures is very common in aviation finance. They provide various advantages for lenders such as tax benefits and...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at the main characteristics of an operating lease and the key advantages of a lease of this nature in comparison to a finance...
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8th Apr
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Purchase agreements for second hand aircraft are entered into between an aircraft owner (as the seller) and, in the majority of circumstances, an...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers a typical transaction involving the sale and purchase of a second hand commercial ship and in particular covers:•the main...
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8th Apr
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What is asset finance?Asset finance is a method of providing financing for the purchase of particular tangible movable assets. The structure of the...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note will look at the following codes and conventions that have attempted to provide some standardisation to international leasing...
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8th Apr
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Once a rolling stock lessor has taken delivery of rolling stock from the manufacturer, maintenance arrangements will be put in place to ensure that...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
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This Practice Note considers the key criteria for the existence of a finance lease as well as its main characteristics. It also looks at the main...
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8th Apr
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When the lessor puts the aircraft on lease it will be concerned to ensure that the aircraft is operated in such a manner as will not unduly affect the...
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Produced in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Apr
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As an alternative to rolling stock being maintained by a maintenance provider pursuant to a train services agreement (TSA), an operator may choose to...
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Produced in partnership with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP 8th Apr
Q&As
Nature of the houseboatThe type of security that may be taken will depend on the nature of the particular houseboat (ie whether it is considered a...
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8th Apr
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Operating leases•A pure operating lease provides the lessee with the use of an asset for the term of the lease in consideration for the payment of...
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8th Apr
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Advantages•Cash flow benefits for lessee— the operating cash flow of the lessee is likely to be in a stronger position than under a typical loan...
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8th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Australia; Brazil; Chile; China; Colombia; Cyprus; Ecuador; Egypt;...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note explains the law and practicalities relating to bills of lading and sea waybills in the context of an arrangement for the carriage...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 1st Apr
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This Practice Note explains the Hague-Visby Rules (the Rules) which are an international convention enacted into English law by the Carriage of Goods...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 1st Apr
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This Practice Note describes the purpose and functions of sea carriage documents with reference to the delivery of cargo, in particular it examines a...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 1st Apr

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