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Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law – November 16, 2021

A presentation of recent proposed bankruptcy-related legislation, academic articles and judicial decisions of interest to the lending community. Presented by Elliot Ganz, General Counsel & Co-Head of Public Policy, LSTA and Richard Levin, Partner, Jenner & Block. Presentation & Material now available to members.

ESG Instrument Ratings, including ESG Scores for Leveraged Finance Entities and Transactions

In this session we took a look at the component parts of an ESG framework and instrument rating. We looked at how loans with a strong ESG framework from corporate entities in some sectors may achieve lower ESG instrument ratings than conventional loans from ESG ‘pure players’, and how Sustainable Fitch’s ESG analysis framework looked beyond labelling to ESG fundamentals. Presented by Andrew Steel, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Fitch Ratings and Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel, EVP Public Policy, LSTA. Presentation and Replay Now Available to LSTA Members.

Cyber is Coming to a Loan Near You!

Members joined us for a discussion with Latham & Watkins LLP partners on cybersecurity. Our expert panelists covered the current state of play in all things cyber, the modern cybersecurity landscape, escalating regulatory environment and costs, risks to capital raising and diligencing and mitigating the risk. Presented by Robert Blamires, Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP, Antony “Tony” Kim, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP, Jane Summers, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP and Bridget Marsh – Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, LSTA. Presentation and replay now available to Members.

LSTA/Fitch Young Professional Lunch and Learn – Liquidity, Performance, Defaults & Recoveries

This three-part lunch and learn series was moderated by LSTA VP of Market Analytics and Strategy, Kenny Riaz, it featured six industry experts who provided participants with a deeper understanding of the loan market. We ended our series by looking into the inner working of loans, where we will focus on liquidity, performance, ratings and defaults. Presented by Ted Basta, EVP of Market Analytics & Investor Strategy, LSTA and Eric Rosenthal, Senior Director, Leveraged Finance, Fitch Ratings. Replay will not be made available for this event.

Part 2: Digital Assets and Virtual Currencies – Amendments to UCC

This webinar followed the webinar given on September 9th. The panelists started with the discussion of money and continue with chattel paper, negotiable instruments, payment systems, miscellaneous amendments and conclude with an overview of what is next for the ALI/ULC project. Presented by Thomas J. Buiteweg, Partner, Hudson Cook, LLP, Charles W. Mooney, Jr., Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law Emeritus University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Professor Juliet M. Moringiello, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Widener University Commonwealth Law School, Edwin E. Smith, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Steven O. Weise, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP. Presentation and replay now available to LSTA Members.

LSTA/Fitch Young Professional Lunch and Learn – Review of Fundamentals of Credit Documentation and Covenants

This series focused on the review of the fundamentals of credit documentation and covenants where we hope for your participation but will give no assignments. Presented by Bridget Marsh, EVP & Deputy General Counsel, LSTA and Jessica Reiss, Head of Loan Covenant Research, Covenant Review and and Tess Virmani, EVP & Associate General Counsel, LSTA. Presentation and replay now available for LSTA Members.

Lender Beware: Erosion of Creditor Remedies In Loan Documentation/Lessons from Trimark

In this webcast we discussed the decision in Trimark, and did a deep dive on several emerging provisions in credit documentation which, appear designed to limit or delay lender remedies. Presented by Linda Filardi, Senior Director and Associate General Counsel, Capital One Bank, Jason Kyrwood, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Brian Resnick, Partner, Restructuring Group, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Kenneth J. Steinberg, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Presentation now available to LSTA Members.

ESG and Credit Impact – An Examination of Moody’s Credit Impact Scores and What They Mean for Investors

This webinar, the second in our series on ESG and credit ratings, examined: How Moody’s identifies material ESG risk, a comparison of ESG scores for highly exposed sectors, the relationship between ESG risk exposure and the credit rating and a look ahead to emerging ESG and credit risks. Presented by Brendan Sheehan, VP, Senior Credit Officer, ESG, Moody’s Investors Service and Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel, EVP Public Policy, LSTA. Presentation and replay now available to LSTA Members.

Hedging RFRs: Documentation from ISDA, LSTA and LMA

On October 12th ISDA hosted a webinar together with the LSTA, LMA and Linklaters covering the RFR-related provisions in ISDA’s documentation, as well as how counterparties can hedge RFR-linked loans.

LSTA/Fitch Young Professional Lunch and Learn – ESG and the Loan Market

The series kicked off with a discussion on ESG and the loan market, where participants will learn everything ESG related down to the basics. Presented by Andrew Steel, Global Head of Sustainable Fitch, Fitch Ratings and Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel & EVP of Public Policy, LSTA. Replay now available for LSTA Members.

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