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Development of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA investment grade documents began in 1998 as a response to...
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9th Nov
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Deed of guarantee and indemnity is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Guarantor], a company incorporated in...
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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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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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Belgium; Brazil; Croatia; Ghana; India; Ireland; Japan; Mexico;...
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21st Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Transaction planning will need to take into account the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on execution of documents and company...
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21st Jan
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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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20th Jan
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This Practice Note explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a building contract. It considers the...
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18th Jan
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Infrastructure is a broad term encompassing a wide range of facilities from schools, hospitals, roads and railway lines to wind, electricity, waste...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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AbandonDescribes a situation where the contractor stops carrying out the works for a prolonged and consecutive period of days (eg 20 business days) or...
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18th Jan
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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Infrastructure procurement is the method by which the delivery of a facility is organised. This Practice Note focuses on the methods for organising...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 18th Jan
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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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17th Jan
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Comfort letters are encountered in finance transactions relatively often. They take different forms and it is important from both the lender's...
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17th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the various Islamic or Shari’ah compliant structures typically seen in project financings and looks at the documentation...
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17th Jan
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Projects involving the development of a new asset or facility (known as 'greenfield' projects) are generally split into two phases: construction and...
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17th Jan
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Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. In such circumstances, they are a contractual arrangement...
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17th Jan
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Most projects are underpinned by a complex web of contractual relationships between all the parties involved in the project (eg the project company,...
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17th Jan
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For project finance lenders, understanding the financial health of a project is critical. In a typical project finance transaction, the project is the...
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17th Jan
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Most projects are underpinned by a complex web of contractual relationships between all the parties involved in the project (eg the project company,...
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17th Jan
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Many of the usual events of default for a typical syndicated loan facility will also apply (in some form) to a project finance transaction. For...
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17th Jan
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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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17th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not updated. It is for background information only.IntroductionDespite its name, the provisions...
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17th Jan

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