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An introduction to securities lending transactions and the Global Master Securities Lending Agreement (GMSLA)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Joseph Wren of Travers Smith and Jonathan Gilmour of Travers Smith 19th May
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Term Loan B facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in...
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Produced in partnership with Carlo de Vito Piscicelli of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 19th May
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ISDA definitionsThe vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International...
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19th May
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Exchange traded derivativesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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OTC and exchange traded derivatives—key features and conceptsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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19th May
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Events of defaultThis Practice Note considers:•the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements•common events of default relating to...
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19th May
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How is a mortgage created?A mortgage is one of the four types of security recognised under English law and described in Types of security.This...
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19th May
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Transferring a loan by sub-participationSub-participation is a means by which a lender can transfer its risk in a loan to another lender. For an...
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19th May
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Perfecting security over aircraft and registering security on the UK Register of Aircraft MortgagesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020...
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19th May
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Introduction to fund finance—capital call facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses:•what is meant by capital call facilities, NAV, or asset backed...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith 19th May
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Increased costsThis Practice Note considers the costs that a lender will incur when providing funding to a borrower and the steps that it will take...
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19th May
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Transferring a loan by equitable assignmentAssignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an...
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19th May
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The facility agentThis Practice Note covers the duties and role of the facility agent (defined in the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation as...
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19th May
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Crystallisation of floating chargesThe key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the...
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19th May
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What is the quoted eurobond exemption?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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19th May
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower]Dear [insert name of borrower],We are pleased to...
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Hot topics for Banking & Finance lawyersIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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27th Jul
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Is it possible to take a statutory declaration by Skype video or similar technology?Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Hardwicke Chambers 9th Jul
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How does the National Security and Investment Act 2021 impact lending transactions?What does the National Security and Investment Act 2021 do?The aim...
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2nd Jul
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What if repayment terms under a company voluntary arrangement or individual voluntary arrangement are breached as a result of the coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Alison Curry of Insolvency Support Services 16th Jun
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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What happens if the requisite threshold of creditors request a physical meeting during the COVID-19 crisis?This advice is current as at 26 March 2020...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Kavanagh 6th Jun
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How will company voluntary arrangement meetings be conducted if physical meetings are no longer possible or practical as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 5th Jun
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Is coronavirus (COVID-19) a force majeure event that could impact company voluntary arrangement, individual voluntary arrangements or schemes of...
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Produced in partnership with Aman Sehgal of Keystone Law 5th Jun
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
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5th Jun
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My company needs to enter into a document as a deed but everyone is working from home. Is it possible to execute a deed by virtual means?Many...
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5th Jun
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If I can’t meet the people I am contracting with to sign a contract, how do I execute a contract by virtual means?Many businesses are closing their...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
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