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Loan Market Insight

Covenant-Lite Returns with a Vengeance, Eroding Investor Protection (19 June 2017)
Moody's Report

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

Speculative-grade Non-financial Corporates- EMEA (12 September 2017)
Moody's Report

All Lines are Busy for European LevFin Refinancing (5 July 2017)
Dealogic Insight

KKR: A Rising Star in Leveraged Loans (12 July 2017)
Dealogic Insight

UK Greenfield Infra Projects in the Red (16 August 2017)
Dealogic Insight

EMEA Leveraged Finance Interest Rates Stress (21, July, 2017)
FitchRatings Special Report

Q217 European Leveraged Loan Chart Book (August 2017)
FitchRatings Report

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

CreditMatters EMEA (11 July 2017)
S&P Global Ratings Services Report

Capital Markets View: High Yield and Leveraged Finance (15 August 2017)
S&P Global Ratings Services Report

Infrastructure Finance Outlook Newsletter (Q2 2017)
S&P Global Ratings Services Report

Leveraged Finance Chart Book Europe (Q2 2017)
Bloomberg Report

EMEA Syndicated Loan Insights (August 2017)
Bloomberg Report

LMA updates Secondary Documents to reflect, amongst other things, changes to ERISA

We have released, as pending, the following documents from our secondary debt trading suite: (i) Terms and Conditions; (ii) Participation Agreements; and (iii) Secondary Debt Trading Documentation Users Guide. The documents go live on 25 September 2017.

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Spotlight on the Schuldschein market

This video interview with Raoul Heßling, Schuldschein Specialist at BNP Paribas, considers the growing Schuldschein market.

Recent LMA Submissions

LMA responds to House of Lords call for evidence on inquiry into financial regulation and supervision following Brexit

LMA responds to JMLSG consultation on revisions to Parts II and III of its AML and CTF guidance

LMA responds to BEIS call for evidence on a register of beneficial owners of overseas companies that own UK property

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

LMA issues minor updates to real estate finance facility agreements

We have published revised versions of our Single Currency Term Facility Agreement for Real Estate Finance Multiproperty Investment Transactions, Single Currency Term Facility Agreement for Real Estate Finance Development Transactions, and the respective user guides. The changes include updated cross-references across the documents.

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Snap shot on the LMA’s European Loan Operations Committee

The LMA spoke to Doug Laurie, Director at Barclays and Chair of the LMA's European Loan Operations Committee, following its 2017 Loan Operations conference. Doug discusses the committee's current initiatives and how LMA members can provide their support with the long-term goal of improving operational efficiency and settlement times in the loan market.

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LMA September 2017 Monthly Update

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