Loan Facility Agreements - Advance Your Knowledge

Loan Facility Agreements - Advance Your Knowledge


27 Aug 2024

9:30 AM ‐ 1:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

All prices exclude VAT
Intermediate: Requires some prior subject knowledge
4 hours
Group bookings
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This virtual classroom seminar will advance your current understanding of loan facility agreements, both bilateral and syndicated. Key elements of the most common commercial form of loan instruments used today in the UK and beyond will be covered including, common areas of negotiation and amendment of key provisions, both will be addressed with reference to current market practice.

Knowledge and exercises will be presented with direct reference to current and anticipated new market practices, including practices of the London Loan Market Association (the ‘LMA’) and related regional bodies such as the APMLA and ALMA.

The live session will also explore and apply both current national and international market trends regarding the use and development of facility agreements and their impact on both documentation and standard practice. As well as recent legislation, case law developments and their practical implications on the whole documentation process.

What You Will Learn

This live broadcast will cover the following:

  • All key primary elements of current UK and international market standard facility agreements
  • Key negotiation and drafting strategies
  • How to better consider and advise on various practical facility agreements
  • Syndicated facilities drafting issues:
    • Impact of the recent central banks increased lending rates
    • Liquidity
    • Inflation
    • Brexit
    • Recent LIBOR transition
  • Identifying ‘what next’ for facility agreements given current market trends
  • Current and potential impact of AI on facility agreement
  • How to avoid the most common taking and enforcing security related problems in the drafting and negotiating stages
  • Plain English drafting principles, with discussion of a typical checklist for preparing a first draft of certain forms of facility agreements
  • How to best ensure client satisfaction with your work

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.