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Developing Market Insight

Loan Market Data & Analytics
Refinitiv Report

Infrastructure Finance Outlook (Q2 2018)
S&P Global Ratings Report

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


Navigating US sanctions against Iran and the EU blocking regulation

The European Commission has begun targeting US sanction measures against Iran under the so-called Blocking Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/96), which was recently updated. Baker McKenzie discuss these developments in the following article (published September 2018) and how they create real compliance dilemmas for the banking industry, which has been on the frontline of US sanctions enforcement efforts.

Developing Markets Quarterly Bulletin - November 2018

For the latest DM news, briefing notes, legal & regulatory news and upcoming events.


Snapshot on the Outlook for the Developing Markets

The LMA spoke to Michael Foundethakis, Partner at Baker Mckenzie, following its 2018 Syndicated Loans Conference in London. Michael discusses the outlook for the Developing Markets, including lender appetite, the role of DFIs and ECAs, and geographical and product trends.

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.


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.