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A popular restructuring method is a debt for equity swap; financial creditors receive equity in the restructured vehicle in return for reducing or...
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9th Nov
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Ipso facto clauses definedContracts often contain provisions to the effect that the contracts will terminate upon the bankruptcy or insolvency of one...
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Produced in partnership with Liz Downing of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP 12th Jan
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated for the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020), which introduces a new insolvency...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Allinson 12th Jan
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DisclaimerUnder sections 178 and 315 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986), a liquidator or a trustee in bankruptcy (trustee) has the power to disclaim...
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9th Nov
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One of the initial signs of distress is usually a covenant breach by the company. The lenders may agree to a simple waiver, which cures a temporary...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at:•the key features of loan to value (LTV) covenants•possible issues with calling an event of default based on a LTV...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Pelopidas, James Walton and Matthew Brew of Rosling King LLP 12th Jan
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Creditors are often keen to establish proprietary claims as they create rights in rem (which attach to the property itself) rather than personal...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at equitable accounting, what it is, how and when it applies. It does not look at how the trustee in bankruptcy (trustee)...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers receivers who are appointed by the court, including the circumstances in which a court will appoint a receiver and who may...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 12th Jan
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It is possible for a claim to be brought under section 423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986) against a company or individual following a...
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9th Nov
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IntroductionSet-off refers to claims that may be set-off against other claims. A set-off is the right of one party, Party A, who is owed money by...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan
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BrexitBREXIT: 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....
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at independent business reviews (IBRs) and aims to:•provide high level guidance around an IBR•identify when an IBR may be...
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Produced in partnership with Allan Kelly of RSM 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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Produced in partnership with South Square and BDO LLP 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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Ratings outlooks and watch-listsThe three main credit rating agents (CRAs), Moody's Investors, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, periodically...
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9th Apr
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Companies, governments and municipalities issue bonds to finance their operations and fund projects. The bond market offers a very efficient way to...
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Produced in partnership with Katerina Papamichael of D F King (Europe) Limited 9th Apr
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The terms ‘bonds’ and ‘notes’ are used interchangeably (and there is no legal difference between the terms), though notes tend to be issued either...
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9th Apr
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The nature, main types and main uses of financial derivatives are summarised in Practice Notes: The nature of financial derivatives and Types of...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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Management of issuer riskIn structured finance transactions (including securitisations), a special purpose vehicle (an SPV, also referred to as the...
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8th Apr
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The main types of derivatives are:•swaps•forwards •futures, and•optionsThis Practice Note explains the key features of each of the above types of...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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What is a derivative?A derivative is a type of financial instrument whose value is based upon the value of an underlying asset, index, rate or...
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8th Apr
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Debt securities, such as bonds, medium-term notes and commercial paper, are financial instruments which acknowledge a debt (see Practice Note: Types...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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The vast majority of derivative transactions are documented by standard documentation developed and published by the International Swaps and...
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8th Apr
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The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) is an association for participants in the derivatives industry. It has developed...
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8th Apr
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ISDA documentsThe 1992 and 2002 ISDA Master Agreements (the Master Agreements) are standard form documents produced by the International Swaps and...
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8th Apr
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English and New York law are the two most commonly selected governing laws for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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8th Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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