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An introduction to repo and the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA)Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains information on subjects...
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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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Acquisition finance—ancillary facilities On an acquisition finance transaction, the borrowing group, in addition to the debt (whether loans or bonds)...
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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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How is a mortgage created?A mortgage is one of the four types of security recognised under English law and described in Types of security.This...
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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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European PIK loan facilitiesThis Practice Note provides information on European PIK loan facilities (PIK facilities). It discusses:•the key features...
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Produced in partnership with Susan Whitehead, Consultant at Hogan Lovells and Penny Angell, Partner at Hogan Lovells 19th May
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Introduction to fund finance—capital call facilitiesThis Practice Note discusses:•what is meant by capital call facilities, NAV, or asset backed...
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Produced in partnership with Leon Stephenson of Reed Smith 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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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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Transferring a loan by equitable assignmentAssignment is a means by which a lender can transfer its interest in a loan to another lender.For an...
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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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Borrowing base facilities—structure, key terms and risksWhat is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 19th May
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Overdrafts, term loans and revolving credit facilitiesThis Practice Note explains the features of three common types of loan facility:•overdrafts•term...
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19th May
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Direct agreements in project finance transactionsWhat is a direct agreement?Direct agreements are very common in project finance transactions. A...
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Invoice discounting and factoringThe popularity of financing business through the invoice discounting and factoring of receivables has grown...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 29th Jul
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Export Credit Agencies and export credit supportExporters who wish to take their goods or services to overseas markets will often face significant...
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Produced in partnership with Dimitri Papaefstratiou, Joseph Lam, Zahir Ahmad and Dominic Zywicki of Ernst & Young LLP 29th Jul
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Structured commodity finance—key issues for financing commoditiesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 7th Jul
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for trade and commodity finance transactionsThis Practice Note sets out the key issues relevant to trade and...
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23rd Jun
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Commodity repo transactions and true sale considerationsCommodity repurchases (repos) are a common alternative method of financing. There are a number...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 15th Jun
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In a factoring arrangement where the factor is a payment provider who has the contractual relationship with the consumer, is it the factor or the...
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Bills of exchange—structure and partiesBills of exchange are negotiable instruments that represent an unconditional promise by one party to pay...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy, Marta Bishop and Jad Hussain of Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP 4th Jun
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Structured trade financeCoronavirus (COVID-19): For information on the implications of coronavirus on trade and commodity finance transactions, see...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 4th Jun
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Pre-export finance—structure, parties and risksWhat is pre-export finance (PXF)?PXF is an established structure used to provide finance to producers...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 4th Jun
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Introduction to trade financeCoronavirus (COVID-19): For information on the implications of coronavirus on trade and commodity finance transactions,...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 4th Jun
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On demand guarantees and bondsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The ICC has issued a guidance paper on the impact of COVID-19 on trade finance transactions...
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4th Jun
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Promissory notes—structure and partiesA promissory note is a type of bill of exchange (for more information, see Practice Note: Bills of...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Bellamy, Marta Bishop and Jad Hussain of Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP 4th Jun
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Characteristics of commercial letters of creditCommercial letters of credit (also known as traditional letters of credit or L/Cs) are used in relation...
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4th Jun
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Prepayment finance—structure, parties and risksWhat is prepayment finance?Buyers frequently provide finance facilities to commodity producers by way...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 4th Jun
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Borrowing base facilities—structure, key terms and risksWhat is a borrowing base facility?Borrowing base facilities ('BB Facilities') are a type of...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 4th Jun
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Warehouse financingSTOP PRESS—Coronavirus (COVID-19) and registration of charges at Companies House: The content of this Practice Note is affected by...
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Produced in partnership with Sullivan 4th Jun
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Characteristics of standby letters of creditStandby letters of credit are a type of letter of credit.The common feature of all letters of credit is an...
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