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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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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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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 '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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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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Assignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest 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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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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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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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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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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What is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of trade finance. They are working capital credit facilities...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons UK and Middle East LLP 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the main terms included in standard form shipbuilding contracts. In particular, it looks at:•standard forms of the...
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9th Nov
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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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[insert date]To:[insert full name and address of lender]Dear [insert full name of lender]I am a director of [insert full name of borrower] (the...
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Documents for a typical project finance transaction can be split into three broad categories:•finance documents—the finance documents govern the debt...
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9th Nov
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Shares are commonly offered as security for a loan in commercial lending transactions.Practice Note: Taking security over shares explains how to take...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:France; Japan; Malaysia; Philippines; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Armenia; Australia; Canada; Germany; Japan; Mexico; Spain; Switzerland;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Germany; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Malta; Netherlands; Portugal; Spain;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Finland; Germany; India; Indonesia; Ireland; Japan;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Argentina; Canada; Chile; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ecuador;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Canada; China; Germany; Greece; India; Ireland; Netherlands; Nigeria;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Australia; China; Cyprus; Dominican Republic; Germany; Italy;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Bermuda; Denmark; France; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Luxembourg;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Bahamas; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; European Union;...
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Brazil; Canada; China; Denmark; France; Germany;...
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