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CreditMatters EMEA (April, 24, 2017)
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Report

Capital Markets View: High Yield and Leveraged Finance (March, 22, 2017)
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Report

Infrastructure Finance Outlook Monthly Newsletter (February 2017)
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Report

EMEA Emerging Markets Trail Behind Previous Years In Loans (April, 19, 2017)
Dealogic's Statshot

Shifts in Europe's Borrowing Hotspots (March, 15, 2017)
Dealogic's Statshot

Thomson Reuters LPC's Global Loan Market Data & Analytics (March 2017)
Thomson Reuter's LPC Report

Q416 European Leveraged Loan Chart Book (January 2017)
FitchRatings Report

High Yield Interest European Edition (February 2017)
Moody's Report

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European cov-lite loans: key structural issues

Video interview with Christopher Kandel, Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP, on the key structural issues that can arise with European cov-lite loans. The interview includes commentary on the type of features that have been incorporated into European cov-lite loans, how US law has influenced US loan terms and the extent to which structural issues are being reflected in documentation.

LMA updates its German law real estate finance facility agreements

The LMA has updated its German law real estate finance facility agreement (both English and German language versions) to take into account the changes made to its English law real estate finance facility agreements in February 2017 (to the extent considered appropriate). These changes take into account the changes made to the LMA leveraged documentation in November 2016.

Recent LMA Submissions

LMA responds to the European Commission's consultation on the capital markets union mid-term review 2017.

LMA responds to HMRC consultation on its draft guidance on Hybrid and Other Mismatches.

LMA responds to the European Commission regarding proposed amendments to Article 55, BRRD.

LMA submission to European Commission regarding the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) and its application to syndicated lending.

LMA responds to the ECB consultation on the draft guidance on leveraged transactions.

LMA publishes recommended form of designated entity clause

The LMA is pleased to announce the publication of a recommended form of designated entity clause for use in the LMA's senior facilities agreement for leveraged acquisition finance transactions (senior / mezzanine) and the LMA's recommended form of syndicated facility agreements.

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LMA April 2017 Monthly Update

For the latest documentation updates, regulatory submissions, legal and regulatory news, and upcoming LMA events.

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LMA launches e-learning programme

We are pleased to launch an e-learning platform to complement our existing range of training. It is particularly targeted at market participants who may be unable to access our training days, but is equally suited to all professionals in the market. The course, which is free of charge, provides an overview of the syndicated loan market and an introduction to loan documentation and key operational processes.