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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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Given the cross-border nature of many banking transactions, it is common for the principal legal advisors for lenders and borrowers to need to...
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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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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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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 12th Jan
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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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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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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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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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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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This Deed is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of Chargor], a company incorporated in England and Wales with...
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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 is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA documentation and related topics. It covers LMA updates from...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains certain common financial covenants used in commercial finance transactions including:•minimum net worth test•gearing...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in syndicated loans in leveraged...
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Produced in partnership with Carlo de Vito Piscicelli of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 12th Jan
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IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal...
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9th Nov

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Operation and maintenance contracts—key issues for project finance lendersMost projects are underpinned by a complex web of contractual relationships...
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13th May
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Offtake contracts—key issues for project finance lendersMost projects are underpinned by a complex web of contractual relationships between all the...
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13th May
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Projects lawyers’ completion documents list—onshore wind farm and ground mounted solar projects—with document explanationsIntroductionThis Practice...
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13th May
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Project financing and refinancing renewables projects supported by the Renewables Obligation (RO) scheme: key Facility Agreement provisions specific...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Saul of Osborne Clarke 13th May
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Build Operate Transfer (BOT) contractsThe Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria McGie 13th May
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Liquidated damages in construction contractsThis Practice Note explains what liquidated and ascertained damages (LADs/LDs) are and their purpose in a...
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13th May
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Banking and finance—environmental due diligence and practical ways for lenders to mitigate environmental risksWhy are lenders concerned about...
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12th May
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The UK public procurement regime derives from EU procurement laws and is therefore impacted by Brexit. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased...
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10th May
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Notice of assignment[To be printed on the headed notepaper of the assignor]To: [insert name and address of the relevant insurer]Date: [•]Dear [insert...
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10th May
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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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4th May
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Green bonds are a natural source of financing for issuers who have a financing or refinancing requirement for a green project. There does not...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Heng of Norton Rose Fulbright 30th Apr
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The main project parties in a typical project finance transaction are:•the sponsor(s)•the project vehicle (referred to in this Practice Note as the...
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30th Apr
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Before embarking on a potential project, the proposed sponsor must prepare a 'feasibility study' to assess the project's viability. A feasibility...
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30th Apr
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Project finance is a flexible financing technique (see Practice Note: Introduction to project finance).It can be used to finance almost any asset as...
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30th Apr
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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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28th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Germany; Greece; Ireland; Japan; Luxembourg; Malta; Netherlands; Spain;...
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28th Apr
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Rights under insurance policies are a type of contractual right.Lenders can take security over insurance policies by an assignment by way of security....
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27th Apr
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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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27th Apr
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Calder of DAC Beachcroft 27th Apr
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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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26th Apr

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