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Developing Market Insight

Loan Market Data & Analytics (August 2018)

Thomson Reuters LPC Report

Emerging and Advanced Economy Default Rates are Similar, but with Different Catalysts (March 2018)
Moody's Report

Emerging Market Cross Sector Risks (May 2018)
Fitch Ratings Report


Spotlight on the LMA ECA Buyer Credit Facility Agreement

This video interview with Clare Dawson, Chief Executive of the LMA, and Massimo Schirò, Legal Affairs Director at SACE, considers the new LMA recommended form of ECA Buyer Credit Facility Agreement.

Between a rock and a hard place? The EU expands its blocking regulation following US announced withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

This briefing by Clifford Chance considers the EU's draft regulation ((EC) 2271/96), which is intended to protect Iran-related business interests of EU companies following the decision by the US to re-impose sanctions on Iran which it had previously suspended as part of the 2015/16 Iran nuclear deal. This move by the EU may place EU citizens in a conflict of law position where they choose not to do business with Iran due to US sanctions concerns. Click the arrow to read further.


Snapshot on the Outlook for the Developing Markets

We spoke to Nick Tostivin and Wildu du Plessis, Partners at Baker McKenzie, following our 2018 Developing Markets Conference. Nick and Wildu discuss the outlook for the Developing Markets, including lender appetite and geographical, borrower and product trends.

Developing Markets Quarterly Bulletin - August 2018

Article discussing key themes from the Sub Saharan Africa event; release date for a new Developing Market webinar; information on our April Developing Markets Conference; briefings on Developing Markets; loan insights; the latest legal and regulatory news; and upcoming LMA events in Developing Markets.

The future of LIBOR

This briefing by Linklaters examines the FCA’s July 2017 announcement on plans to transition away from LIBOR, expectations of the consequent action to be taken by market participants, potential replacement rates for LIBOR and the issues raised in using the suggested alternatives. Click the arrow to view.