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Acquisition finance—ancillary facilities On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds)...
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19th May
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What are credit derivatives?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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19th May
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Incremental debt flexibility or accordion featuresWhat are incremental facilities?An incremental facility is feature included in a credit agreement...
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Produced in partnership with Max Millington of Osborne Clarke 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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What is securitisation?Securitisation is a financing techniqueSecuritisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets...
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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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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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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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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
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19th May
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Derivatives—ISDA documentation frameworkThe International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the...
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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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Borrowing base facilities—structure, key terms and risksWhat is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 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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19th May
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Direct agreements in project finance transactionsWhat is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A...
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19th May

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Confidentiality agreement—mutualThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party] [of [insert details ] OR a company incorporated in...
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25th Jul
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Confidentiality agreement—one-way—pro-recipientThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of party] [of [insert address] OR a company...
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25th Jul
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Confidentiality agreement—one-way—pro-discloserThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of party][ of [insert details] OR a company...
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Produced in partnership with Gateley 25th Jul
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Tax considerations on a loan agreement—the tax gross up clauseIt is standard market practice for loan agreements (also known as facility agreements),...
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Produced in partnership with Eloise Walker of Pinsent Masons 21st Jul
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Specimen signatures of authorised signatories of a company for use in a bilateral loan transaction[insert date]I am a director of [insert name of...
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21st Jul
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Pre-completion searches in loan transactionsThe lender's lawyers will conduct due diligence on the borrower(s), any guarantors and any third party...
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21st Jul
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Debt restructurings—tax issues on debt restructuringsThis Practice Note outlines the tax issues that should be considered when a company seeks to...
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Produced in partnership with Jenny Doak of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP 21st Jul
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Tax considerations on a loan agreement—the tax indemnity clauseThis Practice Note:•explains:◦the purpose of the tax indemnity clause that is normally...
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20th Jul
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Tax considerations on a loan agreement—the tax credit clauseThis Practice Note:•explains:◦the purpose of the tax credit clause that is normally found...
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20th Jul
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Demand letter—borrower[To be printed on headed notepaper of the lender making demand]To: [Insert name of individual and/or position][insert name of...
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19th Jul
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LIBOR transitionThis Practice Note provides:•information on the background to the transition away from London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and other...
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16th Jul
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Brexit—documentary implications for facility agreements [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice...
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15th Jul
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The effect of sanctions on loan agreementsThis Practice Note looks at:•issues that sanctions can pose on lending transactions•the key provisions of...
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15th Jul
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The impact of regulatory and legal changes on facilities agreementsThis Practice Note discusses the key provisions of facilities agreements that are...
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15th Jul
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Execution formalities—individualsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for individuals. It covers...
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14th Jul
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The impact of FATCA on facilities agreementsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with RPC 12th Jul
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Governing law, jurisdiction and arbitration clauses in finance documentsSTOP PRESS: this Practice Note is currently undergoing a general review....
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9th Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for lending transactionsCoronavirus (COVID-19)Lawyers across the world have been grappling with many common areas...
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9th Jul
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Dealing with unincorporated associations in a finance transaction—investigating capacity and authorityFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the...
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9th Jul

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