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This month's highlights for Banking & Finance—May 2014

This month's highlights for Banking & Finance—May 2014
Published on: 30 May 2014
Published by: LexisPSL
  • This month's highlights for Banking & Finance—May 2014
  • Don't miss from May 2014....
  • 'Talking points'—key trends and a look to the future within banking and finance
  • Interview with the Loan Market Association, the European Securities and Markets Authority and the Association of Corporate Treasurers
  • Interview with P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Amendments to LMA facility agreements
  • Definition of 'Screen Rate'
  • Increased costs clause—footnote
  • Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007—reminder of recent changes
  • High Court considers construction of payment waterfall in a facility agreement
  • More...

Article summary

May highlights from the Lexis®PSL Banking & Finance team. This month’s highlights include (1) two interviews with a group of industry experts considering recent interesting cases relevant to banking and finance lawyers and some of the key issues for banking and finance practitioners to look out for in the coming year, (2) amendments to Loan Market Association (LMA) facility agreements, (3) the High Court considered the construction of a payment waterfall in a facility agreement, (4) the High Court also considered the duty of confidentiality owed by a bank to its customer, (5) in a busy month for the High Court, it also considered the meaning of ‘further advances’ under statutory rules on tacking further advances, (5) HM Land Registry updated two of its Practice Guides which are relevant to finance lawyers, (6) the Commonwealth Bank of Australia adopted the Equator Principles, (7) the LMA hosted its second Real Estate Finance Conference, (8) the LexisPSL Construction team spoke with a panel of experts about the impact of the decision last year in Parkwood v Laing O’Rourke on negotiating and drafting collateral warranties, (9) the High Court considered the interpretation of a servicing agreement in a commercial mortgaged backed securities transaction, (10) it is announced that ICE Benchmark Administrator is to become the new administrator of ISDAFIX, (11) the Bank of Italy authorised Compensazione e Garanzia SpA (CC&G) to operate as a central counterparty under EMIR, (12) the European Securities and Markets Authority issued updated EMIR Q&As, (13) useful information for Banking & Finance lawyers from the LexisPSL Restructuring & Insolvency and Tax teams, (14) the latest edition of the South Square Digest, (15) the latest edition of the XXIV Old Building Insolvency Bulletin, (16) details of new, updated and upcoming content on the LexisPSL Banking & Finance site, (17) the latest Legal Ease article published in the Butterworths Journal of International Banking & Financial Law, (18) a selection of interesting journal articles from the LexisNexis portfolio and (19) key dates to look out for in June 2014 or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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