Our Global Financial Markets lawyers spoke about recent matters and current trends in areas such as Green Loans, Sustainable Bonds, Energy Transition, Renewables and Carbon Trading. The goal of the session was to help participants understand how the financial markets can be deployed to advance ESG goals.
An overview of the main structures, documentation, parties and execution considerations in primary debt capital markets offerings. This talk covered proprietary interests in debt capital markets transactions and briefly touched on securities law applicable to debt capital markets transactions in the region.
An overview of the principal provisions of US securities law that impact international transactions, with an emphasis on private placements and other offerings exempt from SEC registration.
After answering the basic questions of what security is and why to take security, we considered how to enforce it and the main sources of attack on the effectiveness of security. Finally, the practical issues of registration and perfection requirements were set out.
Basic principles of raising corporate finance and an overview of debt and equity instruments including the legal status of a term sheet, key provisions and drafting do's/don'ts.
This session looked at how syndicated loan transactions are structured, the underlying principles of syndicated lending and how they dictate the key provisions in a syndicated loan agreement. Structuring issues such as intercreditor issues, debt servicing and the guarantee and security package were covered. This session also looked at the structure of a standard facility agreement and some of the key provisions (including the conceptual/structural changes required to move from a LIBOR facility to a RFR facility) and showed how the structuring issues from the first session are relevant to drafting and structuring the facility agreement.
This session looked at the reasons for restructuring from the creditor's and debtor's perspectives, when restructuring should happen and the methods by which it can take place.
An overview of Derivatives and Structured Finance, including an introduction to common transaction structures such as repackaging, structured notes, securitisation, loan distribution, corporate equity derivatives and equity financing, hedging and the related structural, commercial and legal issues.
This session covered the principal parties, types of lenders, financing structures and senior finance documentation in a project finance transaction.
An introduction to different types of asset leasing arrangements and risk allocation.
This session covered the main common PRC Law Issues involving PRC obligors/business.