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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge...
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This Practice Note sets out the key issues which are relevant to real estate finance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.For information on the...
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4th May
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As part of review of the UK funds regime and in particular, a consultation on the tax treatment of asset holding companies, the...
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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 21st Apr
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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 9th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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 8th Apr
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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 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings 8th 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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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy of Paul Hastings and Victoria Morton of Paul Hastings 8th Apr
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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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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 26th Feb

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