Sustainable securitisations
Produced in partnership with Chris McGarry, Debashis Dey and Mindy Hauman of White & Case LLP
Sustainable securitisations

The following Banking & Finance guidance note Produced in partnership with Chris McGarry, Debashis Dey and Mindy Hauman of White & Case LLP provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Sustainable securitisations
  • What makes securitisation sustainable?
  • Sustainable CLOs
  • Sustainable ABS
  • Sustainable MBS
  • Ensuring transparency and integrity of collateral
  • Regulatory relief
  • Closing thoughts and future developments

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 has an impact on this Practice Note. For guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on finance transactions—Brexit planning and impact—financial services, Brexit—impact on finance transactions—Key issues for securitisation transactions and Brexit—impact on finance transactions—Derivatives and debt capital markets transactions—key SIs.

The sustainable finance market has experienced exponential growth in certain product areas in the last five years. Annual green bond issuance, for example, passed the US$100bn mark last year and environmental resilience is playing an increasingly important role in investment decisions worldwide. However, US$90tn more in sustainable investment is needed to develop global sustainable infrastructure alone in the