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What are incremental facilities?An incremental facility is feature included in a credit agreement where, subject to meeting certain pre-agreed...
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Produced in partnership with Osborne Clarke 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Novation is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.This Practice Note looks at what is meant by novation...
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9th Nov
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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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Summary of advantages and disadvantages of the floating chargeThis Practice Note discusses the advantages and disadvantages of taking a floating as...
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9th Nov
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In summary, a market disruption clause sets out how interest is calculated for a loan if a lender’s cost of funding the loan is in excess of London...
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9th Nov
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The majority of secondary debt trades are conducted by telephone or by email. Following the trade call or email exchange, the parties will document...
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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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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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Commodity repurchases (repos) are a common alternative method of financing. There are a number of advantages for both the financier and a commercial...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 12th Jan

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This Practice Note contains a summary of new and updated documents published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). It is...
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16th Apr
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What is the background to the ISDA SIMM?The financial crisis of 2007 exposed significant weaknesses in the resiliency of banks and other financial...
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15th Apr
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This Practice Note is an archive of news and updated document published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). It covers ISDA...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the key provisions which are applicable to both the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement (Multicurrency—Cross Border) (the 1992...
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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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On 23 October 2020, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published two important documents that give swap and other market...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jackson and Guy Dempsey of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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What is an ISDA protocol?The International Swaps and Derivatives Association Inc. (ISDA) publish protocols from time to time. Protocols are a means of...
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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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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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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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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains information on subjects potentially impacted by the government and regulators' responses to the...
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1st Mar
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Why are ISDA definitional booklets needed?The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and...
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23rd Feb

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