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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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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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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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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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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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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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A 10b-5 letter (also referred to as a 'disclosure letter') is a letter delivered to the underwriters by issuer's and underwriters' counsel in...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Farnsworth of Baker McKenzie and Adam Farlow of Baker McKenzie 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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[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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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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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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19th 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings 17th Jan
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What is a sale and leaseback?At its most basic level a sale and leaseback transaction involves the sale by an entity of some or all of its real...
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17th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): For information on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on real estate finance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus...
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17th Jan
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What are the key features of real estate finance?This Practice Note focuses on what is thought of as traditional real estate finance ie lending...
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17th Jan
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What are property derivatives?Property derivatives are derivative contracts which use the price of property as a reference rate to determine the...
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17th Jan
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Islamic real estate finance is becoming ever more popular and increasingly mainstream in the UK and world property markets. Global assets of Islamic...
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Produced in partnership with Foot Anstey LLP 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 17th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): For information on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on real estate finance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus...
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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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 17th Jan
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Tax is a key consideration when selecting an appropriate structure for holding UK commercial property. The most common form of investment in UK...
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Produced in partnership with James Meakin of Dentons 15th Jan
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Key differences in the legal risk profile, compared to a direct property purchaseIn general, the intention of a person buying the shares in an SPV...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Sutton of L C N Legal 15th Jan
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What are portfolio loans?A portfolio is a collection of investments, eg a collection of properties which may be held by an investment company, hedge...
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15th Jan
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Property derivativesA derivative is a financial contract that gives an investor a return based on the performance of an underlying asset. In essence,...
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15th Jan
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Flexible loan structuresFollowing the financial crisis, the real estate finance market saw a retreat of conventional bank lending and an influx of...
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Produced in partnership with Rohan Campbell of Maple Teesdale LLP 15th Jan
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As part of a consultation on the tax treatment of asset holding companies, the government is consulting until 23 February 2021 on...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 12th Jan
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What is a REIT?REIT stands for 'real estate investment trust'. A REIT is effectively a tax-free vehicle for real estate investment, with tax levied at...
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