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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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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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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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This Practice Note considers the costs that a lender operating in the interbank market will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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This table compares the differences between the two versions of the ISDA English law credit support documents: the 1995 ISDA Credit Support Annex...
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8th Apr
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What is credit support?Credit support is a means of a party reducing its credit risk on its counterparty. Credit support arrangements are also known...
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30th Mar
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Use of the Annex with ISDA Master Agreement and Schedule—the obligation to post collateralBy comparison to the English law Credit Support Annex (CSA)...
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29th Mar
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When is collateral needed in financial derivative transactions?Entering into financial derivative transactions contains a number of risks. ‘Credit...
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29th Mar
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Documentation structure of the English law DeedThe English law Deed: a stand alone documentThe English law Deed is a stand alone document. It does not...
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29th Mar
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Risks associated with derivative transactionsDerivative transactions contain a number of risks, two of which are common to most forms of transactions....
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18th Mar
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What is the ISDA 2016 Credit Support Annex for Variation Margin?The 2016 Credit Support Annex for Variation Margin (VM) published by the International...
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9th Mar
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English law ISDA credit support documentsThere are four forms of credit support documentation published by the International Swaps and Derivatives...
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3rd Mar
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