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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 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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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 '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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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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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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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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This Practice Note lists hot topics (with links to the appropriate materials) that may be of interest to Banking & Finance lawyers. It is updated...
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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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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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[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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains information on subjects potentially impacted by the government and regulators' responses to the...
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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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9th Nov

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ScopeThis Practice Note, produced in partnership with James Collis and John Alderton of Squire Patton Boggs LLP, summarises the various schemes and...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the new capital markets recovery package of measures proposed by the European Commission in July 2020 to address the...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This tracker is produced in partnership with INSOL Europe who have also produced a series...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the key issues relevant to trade and commodity finance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.For information on the...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note provides information relating to the impact of Brexit on the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive...
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12th Apr
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The UK Government’s policy of social distancing in order to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has prompted temporary new working rules in...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a summary of the latest news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It is updated...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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12th Apr
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9th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides:•information on the background to the transition away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other Interbank...
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9th Apr
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During the transition period, the key EU regulations effectively remained in place for derivatives lawyers (see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note:•explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial...
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9th Apr
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STOP PRESS: The Pension Schemes Act 2021 received royal assent on 11 February 2021 and introduces a framework of new measures, with the detail to be...
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9th 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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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on contractual boilerplate clauses in advance...
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