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Practical Law - Glossary of Blockchain Terms (2023)
A PDF glossary of blockchain terms brought to you by Practical Law and the LSTA.
Practical Law - Covenant-Lite Loans: Overview *New*
A Practice Note providing an overview of financing an acquisition by debt using a loan from a bank or other financial institution. This Note also gives a description of the methods of acquiring a business through an asset acquisition, stock acquisition, or merger.
Practical Law – Practice Point: Crypto Finance
A primer on the basics of lending and borrowing in the cryptocurrency markets.
Practical Law - Expert Q&A on the Effect of the Corporate Transparency Act BOI Rule on Loan Transactions
An expert Q&A with Daniel P. Stipano, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, on the effect of the Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Rule under the Corporate Transparency Act on loan transactions.
Practical Law - Intercreditor Agreement Between First and Second Lien Lenders: Overview
A Note describing the issues that separate groups of first and second lien lenders must typically address where their loans are secured by shared collateral, and describing the principal characteristics of the intercreditor agreement in which these matters are documented.
Practical Law - Developments in Unitranche Financing
The increasing use of and higher amounts available to be borrowed under unitranche financings, both domestically and abroad, have bolstered the opportunities for middle market loan participants to obtain financing from non-traditional bank lenders in amounts that previously were reserved for traditional syndicated financings. However, lenders should become familiar with and evaluate the legal issues and potential bankruptcy risks unique to unitranche structures before entering into a unitranche financing. Written by Geoffrey R. Peck, Leonela Vaccaro Padron and Gabriella Fortun all from Morrison & Foerster LLP.
Practical Law - Finance Fundamentals Liability Management Transactions
An overview of liability management transactions, including drop-down financings and uptiering transactions. This Note includes information about the structures, the implicated loan agreement provisions, and loan agreement blocker language.
Practical Law – Labelling of ESG Funds: the US, UK and EU Approaches
This article discusses proposals in the US, UK and EU focused on how ESG and sustainable investment funds should be labelled and described.
Practical Law - What’s Market: 2023 Mid-Year Trends in Large Cap and Middle Market Loans
A review of trends in large cap and middle market lending in the first half of 2023.