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SubordinationSubordination is a way of changing the priority of claims against a debtor so that one creditor or group of creditors (the junior...
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19th May
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Drafting and negotiating the facility agreementThis Practice Note covers the typical structure of facility agreements and the key terms and provisions...
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19th May
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An introduction to securities lending transactions and the Global Master Securities Lending Agreement (GMSLA)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Joseph Wren of Travers Smith and Jonathan Gilmour of Travers Smith 19th May
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Term Loan B facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in...
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Produced in partnership with Carlo de Vito Piscicelli of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 19th May
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Structure of a facility agreementThis Practice Note discusses the usual components of a bilateral, committed facility agreement to a corporate...
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19th May
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Transferring a loan by sub-participationSub-participation is a means by which a lender can transfer its risk in a loan to another lender. For an...
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19th May
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Key issues in loan transfers 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...
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19th May
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Loan Market Association (LMA) leveraged documentationDevelopment of the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentationThe project to develop the LMA...
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19th May
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Perfecting securityIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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19th May
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Synthetic securitisationsWhat is a securitisation?Securitisation is a technique used to finance the ownership or sale of types of assets that would...
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19th May
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Derivatives—ISDA documentation frameworkThe International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Loan Market Association (LMA)—news on documentation [Archived]This Practice Note is an archive of news from the Loan Market Association (LMA) on LMA...
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19th May
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Crystallisation of floating chargesThe key feature of a floating charge is that, until it crystallises, the chargor is entitled to deal with the...
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19th May
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What is credit support and how is it used in the ISDA credit support documentation?What is credit support?Credit support is a means of a party...
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19th May
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[To be printed on the headed paper of the lender][insert date]To:[insert name and address of borrower]Dear [insert name of borrower],We are pleased to...
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