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Current Trends in LIBOR Transition Provisions
This Article examines interest rate provisions related to LIBOR transition in recently filed credit agreements contained in Practical Law What’s Market. The analysis looks at initial interest rates, replacement benchmark rates, credit spread adjustments, and fallback language.
Practical Law - Acquisition Finance Overview
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 - SEC Proposes Mandatory Climate Disclosure Rules *New*
The SEC proposed new and amended rules to enhance and standardize disclosure regarding climate-related risks and opportunities.
Normalizing Uncertainty Geopolitical Risk Trends for Cross-Border Investors in 2022
A discussion of the domestic and international political risks cross-border investors faced in 2021, including the lingering effects of COVID-19, rising inflation, geopolitical tensions with Russia, and trade disputes with China. This Article also discusses how these investors can manage and mitigate these risks as they develop further. This article was written by David J.E. Chmiel of Global Torchlight Limited.
Practical Law - What's Market: Erroneous Payment Provisions
A discussion of the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in the Revlon case, the effect of the ruling on credit documentation and the current state of erroneous payment provisions propounded by financial institutions and the LSTA to address the issues raised by the court ruling. This Note will be updated quarterly.
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 Market Implications of the Ukraine Crisis and Russia Sanctions *New*
An Expert Q&A with Greg Donat, Managing Director at AlixPartners, on the market implications of the Ukraine crisis and Russia sanctions. This expert Q&A first addresses, as context, the underlying economic conditions that were present before the Ukraine crisis began; it then turns to the geopolitical, commodity market, and food supply considerations; the potential impact of Russia sanctions on aircraft leasing and airlines; Russian sovereign debt considerations; and countervailing forces that could impact outcomes.
Practical Law – Understanding Social Loans
A Practice Note discussing social loans, a financing instrument that may be used to finance activities and projects that address a social issue or achieve a positive social outcome for certain communities. This Note also discusses the differences between these loans and other sustainable loan products in the US loan market.
Practical Law - What's Market 2022 Mid-Year Trends in Large Cap and Middle Market Loans *New*
A review of trends in large cap and middle market loan terms in 2022.