Foundational resources that cut across job functions that all market participants should know
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Intro to Syndicated Loans
A primer brought to you by S&P Global that dissects all aspects of syndicated loans.
Intro to Loans, Loan Agreements & the Loan Market
A basic presentation on “Loans, Loan Agreements & the Loan Market” given by Bridget Marsh, EVP & Deputy General Counsel and Tess Virmani, SVP & Associate General Counsel.
Glossary of Syndicated Loan Market Terms
A PDF glossary of syndicated loan market terms brought to you by Practical Law and the Loan Syndications and Trading Association.
Green Loan Principles
The Green Bond Principles are internationally recognized voluntary issuance guidelines that promote transparency, disclosure and reporting in the green bond market.
LSTA Glossary of Terms
We hope that this glossary helps our members and industry participants to better learn and understand the acronyms, terms, and buzzwords that we often take for granted that everyone understands
Sustainability Linked Loan Principles (SLLP)
This voluntary framework represents the next step in collaborating to develop global standards for sustainable lending.
Intro to the Market & Mechanics of Syndicated Loans
Syndicated Loans: The Market and the Mechanics, a primer created for the Loan Market participant.
An Overview of the Syndicated Loan Market: Lending Secured Finance 2020
Written by Bridget Marsh, and Tess Virmani. This article appears in the 2020 Edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance, published by Global Legal Group.
Global Legal Insights: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2021 *New*
The LSTA’s Bridget Marsh and Josias Dewey of Holland & Knight LLP weighed in for Global Legal Group’s Global Legal Insights’ Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation chapter, where they cover the loan market, blockchain, and smart contracts. This article provides a brief description of the loan market and its participants to put the conversation in context, sets out the basics of blockchain technology, reviews the concept of “smart contracts”, and examines how the primary and secondary loan markets can benefit from these new technologies. Click on this link to read the article online.
Practical Law Loan Trends Article *NEW*
The leveraged loan market started 2020 in a “business as usual” fashion; lenders faced a competitive environment and many borrowers continued to secure flexible terms in their loan agreements.
Expert Q&A LIBOR Replacement and the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR)
An expert Q&A with Meredith Coffey of Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) on issues and considerations related to benchmark reform in the US and the replacement of USD LIBOR with the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR).
Current Trends in LIBOR Successor Rate Provisions
This Article examines LIBOR successor rate provisions in recently filed credit agreements contained in Practical Law What’s Market.