Structured products

Structured products guidance:

BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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This Practice Note considers the UK taxation treatment of securitisation companies that fall within the scope of the permanent securitisation regime. It explains: • what...

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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes the Prospectus...

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What is a CDO? Core concepts Collateralised debt obligations (CDO) are complex, high-value transactions involving numerous parties, extensive documentation and, usually,...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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What is a CPPI transaction? 'CPPI' stands for constant proportion portfolio insurance, and refers to a form of investment strategy. 'Constant proportion' refers to the...

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Role The role of credit rating agents (CRAs) is to provide an objective and analytical opinion on the risk of payment defaults by looking at various factors that help...

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Management of issuer risk In structured finance transactions (including securitisations), a special purpose vehicle (an SPV, also referred to as the Issuer) will be...

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Ratings outlooks and watch-lists The three main credit rating agents (CRAs), Moody's Investors, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, periodically review ratings....

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A legal opinion is a formal opinion expressing a view on legal matters relevant to a transaction. As described further below, legal opinions will typically cover a number...

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This Practice Note sets out certain key cases and associated analysis relevant to structured products and securitisation practitioners. The cases are divided by topic...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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BREXIT: The UK is leaving the EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see...

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This Practice Note: • explains what a whole business securitisation is—a whole business securitisation may also be referred to as an operating asset securitisation •...

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