Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Committed to supporting our members through this difficult time


At the LMA we recognise the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for market participants throughout the syndicated loan market. We are committed to supporting our members through these challenging times and have set up our dedicated Covid-19 microsite to provide up-to-date and relevant legal, regulatory and market news, articles and digital content relating to Covid-19.

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Webinar: Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Facility Agreements

This webinar looks at the challenges facing lenders and borrowers who are looking to enter into facility agreements during these turbulent times and also highlights the key provisions in existing facility agreements with a view to enabling parties to work constructively together in this crisis.

COVID-19 and its effects on the European CLO Market

This webinar looks at the legal aspects of COVID-19 and its effects on the European CLO Market. In particular, it covers the effects of corporate downgrades on underlying sub-investment grade debt on European CLOs as well as why the reporting requirements under the Securitisation Regulation require even more attention in a volatile market.

Coronavirus: Electronic signatures: when can these be used?

Due to many people now working from home, this has raised the question of how to execute documents in these circumstances. This briefing provides a summary table of how certain jurisdictions view three different types of execution - email execution, jpeg signatures and e-signature platforms.