Shipping finance—Export Credit Agency financing
Produced in partnership with Tony Rice of HFW , Gudmund Bernitz of HFW and Aysha El-Kaddah of HFW
Shipping finance—Export Credit Agency financing

The following Banking & Finance practice note produced in partnership with Tony Rice of HFW, Gudmund Bernitz of HFW and Aysha El-Kaddah of HFW provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Shipping finance—Export Credit Agency financing
  • What are Export Credit Agencies?
  • Which ECAs are active in shipping finance?
  • Types of ECA support
  • Direct credit
  • Guarantees
  • Credit insurance
  • Enforcement
  • Typical ECA financing structures in shipping finance
  • Typical documentation package for an ECA-supported shipping finance transaction
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for lending lawyers? [Archived].

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 treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes. As a third country, the UK can no longer participate in the EU’s political institutions, agencies, offices, bodies and governance structures (except to the limited extent agreed), but the UK must continue to adhere to its obligations under EU law (including EU treaties, legislation, principles and international agreements) and submit to the continuing jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union in accordance with the transitional arrangements in Part 4 of the Withdrawal Agreement. For further reading, see: Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement. This may have an impact on the information in this Practice Note about:

  1. capital adequacy—for detailed

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