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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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19th May
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European PIK loan facilitiesThis Practice Note provides information on European PIK loan facilities (PIK facilities). It discusses:•the key features...
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Produced in partnership with Susan Whitehead, Consultant at Hogan Lovells and Penny Angell, Partner at Hogan Lovells 19th May
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Introduction to fund finance—capital call facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses:•what is meant by capital call facilities, NAV, or asset backed...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith 19th May
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Increased costsThis Practice Note considers the costs that a lender will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps that it will take...
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19th May
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Perfecting securityIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
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19th May
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Bilateral, syndicated and club arrangementsOne of the features used to categorise loans is the number of lenders involved. A loan involving one lender...
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19th May
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Pre-export finance—key terms in the facility agreementPre-export finance (PXF) is an established structure used to provide finance to producers of...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 19th May
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Derivatives—ISDA documentation frameworkThe International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the...
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19th May
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The facility agentThis Practice Note covers the duties and role of the facility agent (defined in the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation as...
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19th May
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This Deed of guarantee and indemnity is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Guarantor], a company incorporated in...
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Transferring a loan by equitable assignmentAssignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an...
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19th May
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[TO BE PRINTED ON THE HEADED PAPER OF THE LENDER][insert name and address of borrower][insert date]Dear [insert full name of borrower]We offer to...
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19th May
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Loan Market Association (LMA)—news on documentation [Archived]This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA...
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19th May
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Crystallisation of floating chargesThe key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the...
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19th May
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What is Partial Tear-up?What is the background to PTU?A central counterparty (or simply, a clearing house) (a CCP) clearing bilateral derivatives...
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16th Sep
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What is the ISDA SIMM?What is the background to the ISDA SIMM?The financial crisis of 2007 exposed significant weaknesses in the resiliency of banks...
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15th Sep
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EMIR—essentialsIn each section of this Practice Note, links are given to the relevant provisions of EU and/or UK legislation, as applicable, and...
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13th Sep
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Margin for non-cleared derivatives—industry initiativesThe introduction of margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives is transforming how firms...
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8th Sep
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Access to CCPs, trading venues and benchmarks under MiFIRBREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit...
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11th Aug
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EMIR—one minute guideWhat is EU EMIR?In 2009 the G20 pledged to undertake reforms aimed at increasing transparency and reducing systemic counterparty...
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11th Aug
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Regulation of indirect clearing of derivativesWhat is clearing of derivatives?Clearing is a process which eliminates the normal risk that a party to a...
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11th Aug
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Derivatives clearing houses in the EU and the UKWhat is a clearing house?The clearing obligation under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 10th Aug
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Exchange traded derivativesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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10th Aug
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What is clearing?When a transaction is centrally cleared, that transaction is 'given up' or 'novated' to a central counterparty (CCP). This means that...
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10th Aug
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EMIR REFIT and EMIR 2.2 roadmapRegulation (EU) 2019/834 (OJ L 141/42) (EU EMIR REFIT) was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28 May 2019...
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31st Jul
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Cleared derivatives—treatment of client collateral for leverage ratio purposesWhat is clearing of derivatives?Clearing is a process which eliminates...
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31st Jul
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Clearing obligations: central clearing process and the role of clearing housesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the...
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Produced in partnership with Chrys Carey of Morrison & Foerster and Peter Green of Morrison & Foerster 30th Jul
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Documenting a derivatives clearing relationship—EU and UK platformsHow is clearing achievedThe clearing obligation for counterparties to an...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 30th Jul
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ISDA and FIA Cleared Derivatives Execution Agreement and AddendumClearing requirements have brought about significant changes to derivatives...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 30th Jul

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