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Reminder Re Effective Date Of Additional Material Events Reporting Under SEC Rule 15c2-12
Effective as of February 27, 2019, tax-exempt borrowers entering into new continuing disclosure agreements and who also have bank loans, bank purchases of tax-exempt bonds, other private placements...
United States
8 Mar 2019
New York Fed's New Benchmarks May Provide Further Guidance On LIBOR Phase-Out
As reported in a previous alert, the UK Financial Conduct Authority announced on July 27, 2017 that, by 2021, it intends to replace LIBOR, the key benchmark rate underlying hundreds of trillions of dollars in lending ...
United States
18 Apr 2018
OCC Head Says Banks Need Not Comply With Leveraged Lending Guidance
The head of the OCC announced at a conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday that banks no longer need to adhere to Leveraged Lending Guidance when providing leveraged financing.
United States
2 Mar 2018
Market Update: Delayed Draw Term Loans
Historically, delayed draw term loans ("DDTLs") were generally seen in the middle market, non-syndicated world of leveraged loans. DDTLs were used in bespoke arrangements ...
United States
15 Feb 2018
Lights Out For LIBOR By 2021
On July 27 of this year, Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the FCA, delivered a speech in which he questioned the sustainability of LIBOR in its current form.
13 Sep 2017
Opinion White Paper On Recent Judicial Opinions Relating To TIA Section 316(b)
The white paper presents a set of general principles that can guide practitioners until such time as the interpretive questions raised by these recent cases are resolved through future judicial opinions and/or legislative action.
United States
26 Apr 2016
The New Lease Accounting Rules - Implications For Financing Agreements
New updates to accounting standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board ("FASB") on February 25, 2016 and by the International Accounting Standards Board ("IASB") on January 13, 2016 will dramatically change financial reporting with respect to leasing transactions.
United States
9 Mar 2016
Second Marblegate Decision Finds For Bondholders Using The Trust Indenture Act To Block An Out-Of-Court Restructuring
Twin rulings by the District Court for the Southern District of New York, the first of which was issued in December 2014 and the second issued on June 23rd of this year, have created great uncertainty in the bond market.
United States
9 Jul 2015
Update On Leveraged Lending Guidance; November 24, 2014
On November 7, the Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC jointly published answers to Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQs") about the implementation of the March 2013 Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending.
United States
25 Nov 2014
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