Drafting & Negotiating Bilateral & Syndicated Lending Documentation - Learn Live

Drafting & Negotiating Bilateral & Syndicated Lending Documentation - Learn Live


2 Jul 2024

1:00 PM ‐ 4:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £288

With a Season Ticket £320

Standard price £640

All prices exclude VAT
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
4 hours
Group bookings
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This virtual classroom seminar will refresh and develop existing skills for professionals working in bilateral and syndicated lending. The live session will explore current market trends including greater moves towards transparent, new non-traditional lenders and their impact on documentation and standard practice.

Recent legislation and case law developments such as LIBOR reference rate replacements, ILA for third party security and their practical implications on the whole documentation process will also be discussed.

By attending the session, you will be able to identify, analyse, negotiate, and amend key commercial and technical changes to documentation from both the lender, borrower, and secured parties’ perspective. You will also receive various useful, topical, and practical advice and approaches to assist in analysis, advising on, negotiation and drafting primary facility.

What You Will Learn

This live broadcast will cover the following:

  • Refamiliarization of all primary elements of current UK market standard facility agreements, including role, responsibilities and underlying duties of borrowers, lenders, facility and security agents and trustees
  • Various key negotiation and drafting strategies and their implications and successful approaches
  • Various practical facility management issues by better planning and drafting at the facility implementation stage
  • Impact of LIBOR transition
  • Plain English drafting principles
  • Recent case law including:
    • Misrepresentation - Leeds City Council and others v Barclays Bank plc
    • Parent company liability - Okpabi v Royal Dutch Shell
  • UK Benchmarks Regulation (UK BMR) through the Financial Services Act 2021
  • Hague Convention on choice of court agreements with jurisdiction and conflicts of law issues due to Brexit

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.