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Loan Market Insight

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

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

Q117 European Leveraged Loan Chart Book (April 2017)
FitchRatings Report

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

M&A and Jumbo Deals Drive New Japanese Loan Issuance (14, June, 2017)
Dealogic's Insight

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

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

CreditMatters EMEA (July, 11, 2017)
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services Report

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

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

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Spotlight on restructuring and insolvency reforms in Europe and the Netherlands

This video interview with Niek Biegman, Partner at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V., considers reforms to the restructuring and insolvency frameworks in the EU and the Netherlands

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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.

LMA launches template Italian law private placement documentation

The LMA is pleased to announce that we have launched template documents for use in Italian private placement transactions. The LMA project to develop the Italian PP Documents was commenced in response to demand from LMA members active in the Italian private placement market, who were keen to promote the development of this product as a viable financing tool in Italy.

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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 July 2017 Monthly Update

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

Recent LMA Submissions

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

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.