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The ARRC's Final Recommendations For New Fallbacks For LIBOR Floating Rate Notes
On April 25, 2019, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee ("ARRC") published "ARRC Recommendations Regarding More Robust Fallback Language for New Issuances of LIBOR Floating Rate Notes" ("ARRC Recommendations").
United States
17 May 2019
Breakage And Yield Protection In A Post-LIBOR World
This Legal Update discusses the origins of the London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) as a "cost of funds" rate.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Operating Leases And Credit Agreements In The US: What You Need To Know Before January 1
Beginning January 1, 2019, public-company borrowers will face a change to the treatment of leasing transactions under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") ...
United States
20 Aug 2018
Colombia’s New Law On Security Interest Over Movable Assets Comes Into Effect
On February 21, 2014, a new law on security interests over movable assets (Law 1676 of 2013, "Law 1676") came into effect in Colombia.
30 Apr 2014
US Supreme Court Reaffirms That Forum-Selection Clauses Are Presumptively Enforceable
Forum-selection clauses are common, and highly useful, features of commercial contracts because they help make any future litigation on a contract more predictable for the parties and, in some cases, less expensive.
United States
10 Dec 2013
US Federal Bank Regulators Issue Final Leveraged Lending Guidance
Overall, changes from the proposed to the final Interagency Guidance were fairly limited. As a general matter, the new guidance is expected to expand the portfolio of leveraged loans at major financial institutions.
United States
3 Apr 2013
Nationalized Financial Institutions May Be Entitled to Sovereign Immunity Under Pre-Nationalization Contracts
In Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund v. Anglo Irish Bank Corporation Limited (November 28, 2011)
United States
5 Apr 2012
Renewed Concerns over Administrative Agent Liability
Recent court decisions have brought to the forefront the issue of an administrative agent’s potential liability in situations where a borrower has acted egregiously.
United States
21 Oct 2010
Language in Engagement Letters Deserves Greater Scrutiny
A recent ruling by the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts should cause all entities entering into engagement letters or other similar letters, including banks and other lenders, to carefully consider the language used in their standard form letters.
United States
16 Dec 2009
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