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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from...
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9th Nov
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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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Brexit—impact on finance transactionsThis Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those...
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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 Ruth Marken and Jason Brooks of CMS 28th Apr
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28th 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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Produced in partnership with Ruth Marken and Mike Tanner of CMS 26th Apr
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The main types of derivatives are:•swaps•forwards •futures, and•optionsThis Practice Note explains the key features of each of the above types of...
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8th Apr
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It is not only banks and financial institutions that enter into derivative transactions. The types of entities seeking to enter into derivative...
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8th Apr
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What is a derivative?A derivative is a type of financial instrument whose value is based upon the value of an underlying asset, index, rate or...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the derivatives industry. It has developed...
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8th Apr
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Borrowers often hedge against the following risks in the context of a lending transaction:•interest rate risk by entering into an interest rate...
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8th Apr
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NettingNetting is a contractual arrangement between two parties. Essentially, it means that the parties have agreed that, when they transact with each...
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There are two types of opinions which we refer to in relation to this Q&A:•capacity opinions—this is typically desirable for a Banking and Finance...
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