How will U.S. CLOs, asset managers, and the Leveraged Finance markets overall fare under peak cycle conditions and a potentially decelerating economy? Justin Patrie, head of Fitch Wire, leads the discussion in the latest installment of the Late Cycle Roundtable series.
This short video presented by Tess Virmani, SVP & Associate General Counsel, offers a high-level overview of the documents used to settle a loan trade.
This video presented by Tess Virmani, SVP & Associate General Counsel, looks at how voting rights under the credit agreement are treated under the key LSTA trading documents – whether the voting rights of the seller are granted to the buyer or whether they are not.
This short video addresses the concept of a shift date in loan trading and explains how the LSTA determines when the market has shifted from trading a loan on the LSTA’s Par Confirm to the LSTA’s Distressed Confirm.
This short video is on the loan register or “lender list” by Tess Virmani, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel.
This short video is on Oral Binding Trades discussed by Bridget Marsh, LSTA’s EVP and Deputy General Counsel. This 4 minutes podcast goes into when an oral trade is binding.
This short video is on the LSTA DQ Structure discussed by Bridget Marsh, LSTA’s EVP and Deputy General Counsel. This 7 minute podcast goes into the concept of a disqualified lender and how the concept is handled in the LSTA Model Credit Agreement Provisions.
This short video is on Pro Rata Sharing Provision by Tess Virmani, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel
In this short video, Bridget Marsh, LSTA’s EVP and Deputy General Counsel, highlights issues that may arise when drafting the form which is then attached as an exhibit to the applicable credit agreement and explains other issues which may arise when completing the form as an assignor/assignee. Importantly, the LSTA’s Form of Assignment Agreement has […]
At the request of junior lawyer members, we have launched a series of podcasts on different LSTA forms. The first video in the series discusses the LSTA’s Form of Fronting Letter Agreement which was published in 2017. This form of letter agreement is designed to be sent by the lead arranger to the co-arranging banks […]
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