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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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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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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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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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On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds) required to fund the transaction, will...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note explains certain common financial covenants used in commercial finance transactions including:•minimum net worth test•gearing...
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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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In each section of this Practice Note, links are given to the relevant provisions of EU and/or UK legislation, as applicable, and significant...
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11th May
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How is clearing achievedThe clearing obligation for counterparties to an Over-the-counter (OTC) derivative contract arises under the European Market...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 11th May
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What is clearing of derivatives?Clearing is a process which eliminates the normal risk that a party to a derivatives transaction will default...
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10th May
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Clearing requirements have brought about significant changes to derivatives documentation. While uncleared derivatives continue to be governed by an...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 10th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Assia Damianova of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 10th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Chrys Carey of Morrison & Foerster and Peter Green of Morrison & Foerster 10th May
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The introduction of margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives is transforming how firms use derivatives and requires significant changes to...
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7th May
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What is EU EMIR?In 2009 the G20 pledged to undertake reforms aimed at increasing transparency and reducing systemic counterparty risk in the...
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28th Apr
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What is clearing of derivatives?Clearing is a process which eliminates the normal risk that a party to a derivatives transaction will default.The main...
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16th Apr
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What is the background to the ISDA SIMM?The financial crisis of 2007 exposed significant weaknesses in the resiliency of banks and other financial...
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15th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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15th Apr
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Regulation (EU) 2019/834 (OJ L 141/42) (EU EMIR REFIT) was published in the Official Journal of the EU on 28 May 2019 and has effect from dates...
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15th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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