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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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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 considers:•the purpose of events of default included in facility agreements•common events of default relating to borrowers and...
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9th Nov
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Assignments by way of security can take different forms and it is important to understand how they are created and their effect. Security over choses...
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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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The following paragraph from the Cadbury Report has been the generally accepted definition of corporate governance since 1992:'Corporate governance is...
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25th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to project finance. It explains:•the concept of project finance, including the nature of typical projects,...
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25th Nov
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As of exit day, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU...
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25th Nov
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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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25th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated relevant content relating to material adverse change clauses (MAC) in a financing...
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25th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)Lawyers across the world are currently grappling with many common areas of concern in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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A lending transaction is simply the making of a loan of money by a lender to a borrower. This can range from a small overdraft from a bank to a...
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25th 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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25th Nov
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As of exit day, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU...
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25th Nov
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What is microfinance?The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) defines 'microfinance' as 'the supply of loans, savings and other basic...
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Produced in partnership with Ranajoy Basu of Reed Smith 25th 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 25th Nov
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Signing is an important milestone in a finance transaction. It is the stage when the parties execute the agreed versions of the documents and the...
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25th Nov
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What is a 'market flex' provision?A market flex provision is designed to give arrangers and underwriters some flexibility as to the terms of a...
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Produced in partnership with Lee Federman 25th Nov
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OverviewCovenant 'loose' and covenant 'lite' facilities provoke much debate in the leveraged finance market since they are perceived to indicate that...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Grant 25th Nov
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IntroductionRaising private placements in Europe is a jurisdiction-specific affair: the form of documentation, market practices and applicable law...
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Produced in partnership with Herman Park of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Robert Aulsebrook of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 25th Nov
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This Practice Note is part of the Lexis®PSL Banking & Finance loan transaction toolkit. It includes links to precedents and drafting and negotiating...
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25th Nov
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Once the finance documents have been signed and the conditions precedent have been satisfied (or waived in writing), there are a few final tasks that...
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25th 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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25th 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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25th Nov
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After completion, the lawyers acting for the lender(s) will be responsible for distributing the original documentation and supplying copies of the key...
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