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Financing of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency: UCC, Regulatory and Hedging Concerns
October 24, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze legal challenges to financing Bitcoin, for both bank and non-bank lenders. The panel will also discuss the underlying blockchain architecture for transferring Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as well as the issues to address when perfecting a UCC security interest in... Read More

Syndicated Credit Facility Restructuring and Workouts
Navigating Divergent Interests Among Lenders, Confidentiality, Voting Rights, and the Role...
October 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss critical legal issues that arise in syndicated credit workouts, particularly for counsel representing the administrative agent and the other lenders in the facility. The program will address unique aspects of a multi-lender facility workout and best practices for lender... Read More

LLC and Partnership Transfer Restrictions and UCC Article 9 Overrides: Resolving the Confl...
November 4, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will analyze the complex issues associated the right of partners and LLC members to contractually restrict their partners from transferring their interests, which can come in sharp conflict with UCC Article 9 security interests that may override those restrictions. The panel will al... Read More

Structuring Intercreditor Agreements in Split Collateral Lien Structures Between ABL and T...
Navigating Collateral Pool, Priority of Rights, Access to Collateral, Standstill Period, a...
November 14, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide commercial lending counsel with a review of essential provisions in a split-collateral intercreditor agreement, including the priority of rights, access to collateral and standstill provisions. The panel will address the negotiation of provisions from the perspective of... Read More

Equity Cure Rights In Commercial Loan Transactions: Curing Financial Covenant Defaults
November 21, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss equity cure rights provisions in commercial credit agreements. The panel will examine the complex interaction of equity cures with earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) financial covenants, forms the equity cure may take when applied in... Read More

Series LLCs: Structuring and Financing Concerns for Lenders and Investors
Navigating UCC Perfection, Bankruptcy Risks, and Conflicting State Statutes
December 3, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the formation and structuring of series LLCs and examine the issues and risks lenders face in loan transactions involving series LLCs, including UCC Article 9, the Bankruptcy Code, and treatment of series LLCs under state statutes. Read More

Structuring Anti-Net Short Provisions in Syndicated Credit Facilities
Determining When a Net Short Position Exists: Divestment, Voting, and Other Limitations
December 17, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will examine the issues presented by these complex and rapidly evolving terms, and the other so-called "Windstream provisions" that attempt to shield borrowers from net short debt activist investors. Read More

Secured Financing of Inventory: Revolving Credit, UCC Perfection, Proceeds, Competing Lien...
January 22, 2020 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will enable finance counsel to structure a revolving credit financing where inventory is the collateral. The panel discussion will include attachment and perfection under the UCC, ensuring a continuing interest in proceeds upon sale, and how best to establish priority over competing... Read More

Perfecting Security Interests in Deposit Accounts, Securities Accounts, and Other Investme...
Establishing Control Under the UCC with Special Types of Collateral
October 17, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance and bankruptcy attorneys with an analysis of the requirements and methods for creating and perfecting security interests in bank accounts, securities accounts, and other investment property to achieve the desired priority. The panel will offer best pr... Read More

UCC Security Interests in Payment Intangibles: Intercompany Loans, Debt Obligations and "P...
Perfecting Interests in Financial Instruments and Contractual Payment Obligations
October 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the treatment of UCC security interests in debt obligations, intercompany debt/loans, loans called "promissory notes," and other payment intangibles under the UCC. The program will guide counsel in creating and perfecting security interests in these contractual payment... Read More

Drafting Standstills in Intercreditor Agreements: Balancing Rights and Remedies of Junior...
Structuring Duration, Commencement, Expiration, Notice, Reinstatement and Other Provisions
September 26, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss critical issues involved in drafting and negotiating standstill provisions of intercreditor agreements from the perspective of both senior and junior lienholders. Topics the program will address include, among others, the scope, nature, duration and commencement of the... Read More

UCC Articles 8 and 9 and the Hague Securities Convention
Revising Securities Account and Account Control Agreements, Determining Where to File, Tra...
September 19, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE program will explain the effect of the Hague Securities Convention on practices under Articles 8 and 9 the Uniform Commercial Code. It will focus upon the circumstances in which new clauses should be inserted into securities account agreements and account control agreements and in which ins... Read More

Phase-Out of LIBOR: Implementing New ARRC Reference Rates for Floating Rate Loans and Deri...
September 12, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the scheduled phase-out of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) at the end of 2021, alternative rates and provisions recommended by Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC) of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and steps lenders and finance counsel should take no... Read More

Default Interest, Late Fees and Prepayment Premiums: Drafting and Enforcement
Hot Button Issues for Lenders on Acceleration, Enforceability in Bankruptcy, Lessons From...
September 5, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine loan provisions that can become critically important in an event of default, including notice and cure, acceleration, default interest, late fees, and prepayment or "make-whole" premiums. The panel will also discuss pitfalls to avoid in enforcement of these provisions a... Read More

Blockchain Applications in Commercial Finance: Loan Syndications, Servicing, Swaps, Trade...
August 29, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will familiarize finance counsel with the technology and some of the current and potential uses of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in commercial finance transactions. The panel will also discuss the legal and regulatory hurdles companies may encounter in moving tr... Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, Events of Default and MAC Clauses in Loan Documen...
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
August 27, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline critical issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions, and events of de... Read More

Structuring Agreements Among Lenders in Unitranche Loan Facilities: New LSTA Form
Tranching, Payment Waterfalls, Interest and Fees, Voting, Buyouts, Standstill and Assignme...
August 22, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss structuring and negotiating key terms of the agreement among lenders (AAL) in a unitranche facility, focusing on tranching, payment waterfalls, interest and fees skims, voting, buyouts, remedies, standstill provisions, and assignments. The program will also discuss the... Read More

E-Signatures and Electronic Loan Documentation: Complying With ESIGN/UETA, Interplay With...
Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authentication of E-Signatures and Admissibility
August 15, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an examination of recent legal trends and developments impacting commercial documentation and signatures sent via email, text messaging or other forms of electronic communication, with a focus on loan documentation. The panel will examine legal and practica... Read More

Lender Protections in Purchase Agreements: Negotiating and Drafting Xerox Provisions
August 8, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will instruct lending counsel on critical purchase agreement clauses to protect the lender, including "Xerox provisions," and others intended to benefit and protect the lender. Read More

Drafting Legal Opinions for Article 9 Security Interests: Navigating the Complexities and...
Scope and Limitations, Interests of Opinion Giver and Recipient, Applicability of Other St...
July 31, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel in preparing and providing opinion letters for commercial financing transactions involving security interests under Article 9. The panelists will review the scope and limitations of the opinion, the balancing of the interests of opinion givers and recipients, and... Read More

Impact of Tax Reform on Commercial Loan Documents: Adjustments to Financial and Other Cove...
July 18, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of tax reform on financial and other covenants in commercial loan documents. The Mayer Brown panel will discuss document revisions a borrower might request to address lower corporate tax rates and other tax law changes, and the lender's perspective on those r... Read More

Enforceability of Intercreditor Agreements in Bankruptcy: Maximizing Recovery for First an...
July 11, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide commercial finance counsel seeking to enforce or resist enforcement of intercreditor agreements during bankruptcy proceedings. The panel will discuss ways that first lien and second lien lenders can best protect their economic interests in the event of bankruptcy. Read More

UCC Article 9 Update on Searching and Filing: Best Practices for Secured Lenders Under the...
June 27, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will update commercial finance attorneys on the 2010 UCC Article 9 amendments and outline best practices for secured lenders regarding filing and searching methods under the amended rules. The program will also address recent case law developments since the changes became effective. Read More

Rendering Opinions in Structured Finance and Securitized Lending Transactions: Best Practi...
Navigating Assumptions, Qualifications, Limitations and Use of Letters; Reducing Risks for...
June 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide a review of the use of opinion letters in structured finance transactions, explain various elements of the opinions and outline the types of assumptions and qualifications the opinion giver should utilize to minimize risks. Read More

Structuring Agent and Co-Lender Agreements in Syndicated Facilities: Balancing Differing R...
Navigating Rights of Agents, Exculpatory Clauses, and Information Sharing in Syndicated an...
June 11, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss typical clauses in a syndicated loan agreement and provide best practices for lenders and agents to structure and negotiate loan agreement provisions to protect their rights and interests and avoid being disadvantaged in a multi-lender transaction that goes south. Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, Events of Default and MAC Clauses in Loan Documen...
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
May 30, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline critical issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions, and events of de... Read More

Secured Lending Transactions: Anti-Assignment Provisions; 'Best Efforts'; 'Ordinary Course...
Documenting UCC Security Interests in Assets Subject to Anti-Assignment Clause, Interpreti...
May 23, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on drafting and interpreting exclusions from collateral for contracts and other assets that are subject to restrictions on being pledged by the loan parties. This CLE webinar will also help counsel interpret loan document terms that are often not adequately unders... Read More

Structuring Credit Facilities for Private Equity Funds: Subscription, NAV and Hybrid Loans
May 9, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with the tools to structure credit facilities for private equity funds, including subscription and net asset value (NAV) based facilities and hybrids that combine aspects of both. The panel will contrast the documentation and collateral for subscription... Read More

Changing Bank Capital Rules: Impact on Loan Structures and Loan Documentation
Yield Protection and Increased Costs Provisions, Transfer Restrictions, Purpose Clauses, H...
May 2, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will cover upcoming changes to the U.S. bank capital rules as well as and how they will impact the commercial lending landscape. The panel will discuss how loan structures and loan documentation and provisions may be changed by lenders to meet these new requirements. Read More

Opinions of Counsel in Lending Transactions: Scope and Assumptions, Substantive Opinions,...
Structuring Third-Party Opinion Letters to Lenders Which Minimize Risks to the Preparer
April 25, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide legal practitioners with practical advice about developing a process for preparation of opinion letters and the typical language included in standard opinions requested in commercial finance transactions. The panel will review the common elements of an opinion letter, h... Read More

Documenting and Trading Syndicated Loans: Current Trends, Key Provisions, LSTA Forms
April 16, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the critical provisions of credit agreements and secondary trading documents currently being used in the loan syndication market. The panel discussion will focus on standard loan forms promulgated by the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), as well as LSTA... Read More

Commercial Loan Guaranties: Drafting and Enforcing Corporate and Personal Guaranties and N...
Best Practices for Lenders and Guarantors In and Outside Bankruptcy
March 20, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with an analysis of the enforceability of loan guaranties, including bad boy agreements in bankruptcy. The panel will also discuss potential liabilities for the lender and common defenses, and outline best practices for lenders and guarantors to enforce... Read More

Transatlantic Intercreditor Agreements: Comparing, Contrasting, and Reconciling U.S. and E...
March 7, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will compare and contrast the critical terms in U.S. and European second lien intercreditor agreements. The panel will discuss how the differences in restructuring or insolvency law may dictate significantly different provisions regarding enforcement, payment and other contract lang... Read More

Structuring Pledge Agreements for Equity Interests in Partnerships and LLCs to Maximize Pr...
Key Provisions for the Security Agreement and the Borrower's Operating Agreement, UCC Requ...
February 28, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare lenders' counsel to draft pledge and other agreements that establish a security interest in partnership and LLC interests. The panel will outline corresponding provisions that should be included in the borrower's operating or partnership agreement to maximize protection... Read More

Structuring Leveraged Loans After Tax Reform: Concerns for Multinational Entities
Section 956 Deemed Dividend Rules, Limits on Interest Deductions, Tax Distributions, Corpo...
February 14, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the impact of tax reform on leveraged financing transactions. The panel discussion will include how the new law might affect credit support between affiliates in multinational enterprises, structuring and placement of debt, interest deductibility, and provisions regardi... Read More

Restructuring Unitranche Loan Facilities: Navigating the Unique Aspects of Agreements Amon...
Rights and Remedies of First-Out and Last-Out Lenders Inside and Outside of Bankruptcy
February 7, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview and discussion of the unique aspects of unitranche loan facilities and the interplay of those aspects in restructuring and working out of a troubled loan. Read More

SBA Lending: Documenting, Closing and Servicing 7(a) and CDC/504 Loans
Navigating SBA Approval and Authorization Process and Best Closing Practices for Preservin...
January 22, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking and finance counsel with the knowledge to properly document and close SBA loans. The program will cover the terms and conditions of a Section 7(a) loan and the CDC/504 acquisition/equipment financing mortgage loans. The program will discuss recent changes and de... Read More

Asset-Based Lending: Navigating Borrowing Base, Article 9 Collateral Issues, and Key Loan...
January 10, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the mechanisms of asset-based financing transactions, including issues associated with the borrowing base, obtaining and perfecting a security interest in the assets as collateral under the UCC, and essential terms in asset-based lending (ABL) loan documentation. Read More

Evaluating Key Intercreditor Arrangements: First Lien/Second Lien, Split Collateral, Senio...
Comparing and Contrasting Intercreditor Structures, Choosing the Arrangement Best Suited f...
December 18, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with context for negotiating intercreditor arrangements by comparing critical aspects of the most common arrangements--first lien/second lien, split collateral, senior/mezzanine and unitranche structures. The panel will also discuss important recent trends in in... Read More

Structuring Commercial Loan Term Sheets, Proposals and Commitment Letters: Key Terms for L...
Avoiding Unintended Consequences, Limiting Drafting Ambiguity
December 4, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with guidance on using and analyzing term sheets, proposals and commitment letters in commercial finance transactions. The panel will explain the potential risks associated with their usage and provide best practices for minimizing those risks... Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, Events of Default and MAC Clauses in Loan Documen...
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
November 27, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline critical issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions, and events of de... Read More

Structuring Covenants in Leveraged Loans and High-Yield Bonds for Borrowers and Lenders
Additional Debt Covenants, Equity Cures, Builder Baskets, Restricted Subsidiaries, Events...
November 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine current market terms and conditions for leverage loans and high-yield bonds, and characteristics common to each type of financing. The panel will discuss various covenants, including additional debt provisions, equity cures, builder baskets, and other key terms and cond... Read More

Warehouse Lines of Credit: Drafting Financing Agreements, Custodial Agreements, Reps and W...
Perfecting a Security Interest in Mortgage Loans, Analyzing Repurchase Obligations, Bankru...
November 7, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE program will examine how a warehouse line of credit is documented between a mortgage loan originator and its warehouse lender, the representations and warranties made by the loan originator, and the remedies for breaches. The panel will also discuss the perfection of the lender's security i... Read More

Credit Support in Fund Finance: Common Forms of Credit Support in the Fund Finance Market...
November 1, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine three types of credit support packages that lenders may rely upon for repayment when lending to a private investment fund (Fund). The panel will discuss the credit support features of unfunded equity capital commitments of limited partners (capital commitments), a guara... Read More

Loan Participations and Purchased Loans: Structuring Participation Agreements, Lender Due...
Strategies for Lead Lenders and Participants to Minimize and Manage Risk; FDIC Guidance
October 11, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine current trends in the loan participation market, critical provisions of participation agreements, and best practices in due diligence for participating lenders. The panel will also discuss FDIC regulatory guidance regarding risk management for purchased loans and purcha... Read More

Structuring Incremental Loan Facilities: Key Terms for Lenders and Borrowers
Conditions Precedent, Incremental Capacity, Most Favored Nation Provisions, "Sidecar" Debt
September 25, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine incremental loan facilities, including key loan terms such as incremental capacity, conditions precedent, most favored nation (MFN) provisions and incremental equivalent debt or "sidecar" agreements. The panel will look at issues from both lender and borrower perspectiv... Read More

Letters of Credit: ISP98 Forms, UCC Article 5, UCP, Draw Procedures and More
Drafting Commercial vs. Standby, Conditional vs. Unconditional, Limited Term vs. "Evergree...
September 6, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to draft and review commercial and standby letters of credit (LCs) that comply with Article 5 of the UCC as well as rules of practice, including International Standby Practices 1998 (ISP98) and Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP). The pane... Read More

ERISA Considerations in Structuring Credit Facilities with Private Investment Funds
Representations, Warranties and Covenants to Ensure Compliance
August 15, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will outline ERISA considerations for lenders providing subscription and other credit facilities to private investment funds that have pension funds, retirement plans and other ERISA-regulated entities as investors. The panel discussion will include descriptions of the representatio... Read More

UCC3 Financing Amendment and Termination Statements: Avoiding Loss of Lien Perfection or P...
July 31, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will brief counsel on the proper use of UCC3 financing amendment and termination statements, identify potential pitfalls that can result in the lender's loss of secured interest or priority of lien, and offer best practices for secured parties to avoid unnecessary risks and costly m... Read More

Litigation Finance: Structuring Third-Party Funding of High Cost Claims
Underwriting, Investment Terms, Documentation, Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Issues
April 17, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the options available to litigators to finance litigation costs and how third-party investors underwrite and structure funding arrangements. The panel will also discuss issues associated with third-party involvement, including undue influence, conflicts of interest and... Read More

Structuring Term Loan B Transactions: Combining High Yield Financing With Conventional Ban...
March 27, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with an understanding of Term Loan B (TLB) transactions and how they can be structured to complement conventional bank loans while providing borrowers with access to non-bank financing on less restrictive terms. Read More

UCC Security Interests in Proceeds of Collateral: Perfection, Priority and Impact of Debto...
March 20, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with a thorough understanding of UCC and Bankruptcy Code treatment of security interests in proceeds of original collateral. The panel will discuss recent legal developments and special issues concerning attachment, perfection and priority of security in... Read More

Structuring Cross-Border Lending Transactions: Mitigating Legal, Economic and Political Ri...
March 14, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with the tools to structure around legal, political and economic risks encountered in cross-border lending. The panel will discuss choice of law provisions, foreign guarantors, exit strategies where access to collateral may be impaired, credit default sw... Read More

Prepayment Structures in Leveraged Finance: Balancing Borrower Flexibility With Lender Pro...
Debt Retirement Provisions in Syndicated, Mezzanine and Second Lien Term Loans
February 27, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze the prepayment features of syndicated, mezzanine and second lien term loans. The panel will discuss provisions currently used in each type of loan to balance the borrower's need for flexibility in future operations with the lender's need for call protection and preservi... Read More

Drafting Standstills in Intercreditor Agreements: Balancing Rights and Remedies of Junior...
Structuring Duration, Commencement, Expiration, Notice, Reinstatement and Other Provisions
February 13, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss key issues involved in drafting and negotiating standstill provisions of intercreditor agreements from the perspective of both senior and junior lienholders. Topics the program will address include, among others, the scope, nature, duration and commencement of the stand... Read More

Structuring Equipment Financing: Developments for 2018
New Lease Accounting Rules; Bundling With Services and Software; Recent Cases on UCC and B...
February 6, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine important new developments in equipment financing, including the new lease accounting standards and bundled lease structures which include service components. The panel will also discuss recent case law regarding "true lease" categorization, damages and other issues, an... Read More

UCC Article 9: Purchase Money Security Interests and Blanket Asset Lien Exclusions
Documenting and Perfecting a PMSI; Statutory, Contractual and Other Exclusions
January 30, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with a discussion of items commonly carved out of Article 9 blanket liens, either by operation of law or by market practice. The panel will also review purchase money security interests, which are "super liens" that trump existing blanket lien... Read More

Swaps in Loan Transactions: Coordinating Loan Document Terms With the ISDA Master Agreemen...
Documenting Covenants, Security, Voting and Control, Reporting, and Regulatory Issues
January 24, 2018 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the various uses of swaps and other derivative products to hedge risk in loan transactions, how derivatives are integrated into loan documentation, and how to document the swap transaction to ensure consistency with the loan. Read More

Structuring Financial Covenants, EBITDA, and Events of Default to Maximize Borrower Protec...
October 26, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of the use of EBITDA, leverage ratios and other metrics in loan documentation and financial covenants. The panel will outline key issues relating to structuring financial covenants, related definitions and events of default... Read More

Opinions of Counsel in Cross-Border Financial Transactions
Reconciling U.S. Customary Practice with Non-U.S. Expectations; Assumptions & Qualications...
September 20, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide a framework for U.S. attorneys to give opinions in cross-border transactions, including enforceability, authority, choice of law, dispute resolution, no violation of U.S. law, and more. The panel will discuss how differences in custom and practice between U.S. and non-U... Read More

Structuring Merchant Cash Advances: Alternative Financing for Emerging Companies, Lessons...
Documenting True Sale and Contingent Payments; Avoiding Loan Categorization; UCC, Licensin...
August 23, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will equip finance counsel to structure and document merchant cash advance transactions. The panel will discuss recent cases that distinguish merchant cash advances (MCAs) from conventional loans, and outline best practices for avoiding loan categorization, perfecting a UCC security... Read More

Supply Chain Finance: Structuring and Documenting Approved Payables Financing Transactions
June 15, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking and loan counsel with guidance for structuring and documenting a supply chain finance (SCF) facility. The panel will discuss their insights, including the pros and cons of this alternative payment structure, as well as key issues for buyers, suppliers and invest... Read More

UCC Secured Transactions: Documenting and Perfecting Security Interests, Navigating Compet...
May 25, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss requirements for security documentation, UCC rules for perfecting the security interest, and the pitfalls encountered with competing liens and hidden liens that may trump the lender's lien priority. Read More

Basel III Capital Retention Requirements: Impact on Loan Structures and Loan Documentation
Structuring Yield Protection and Increased Costs Provisions, Transfer Restrictions, Purpos...
May 4, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss current Basel III standards and how they have impacted the commercial lending landscape. The program will look at the impact of the standards on terms and conditions of loan structures and loan documentation provisions that have been changed by lenders to meet Basel III... Read More

Minimizing Lender Risks of Fraudulent Transfer in Bankruptcy and Under the Uniform Voidabl...
Navigating the Contours of Lender "Inquiry Notice" and Due Diligence
March 14, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss risks lenders face when a borrower or other creditor challenges payments made by the borrower to the lender as a fraudulent transfer either in bankruptcy or under the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act. The program will discuss lender strategies for minimizing the risks... Read More

Equity Interests as Collateral: Creating and Enforcing Security Interests in Stocks, Partn...
Navigating Unique Planning and Documentation Issues, Avoiding Potential Pitfalls in Perfec...
March 9, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel who advise lenders holding equity interests as collateral in commercial loans to properly perfect the security interests and to evaluate and pursue enforcement remedies in the event a borrower defaults. Read More

Secured Lending: Negotiating and Interpreting Best Efforts, Ordinary Course of Business, a...
Documenting Grant of Security Interest in Assets Subject to Anti-Assignment Clause and Int...
March 2, 2017 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on structuring anti-assignment clauses in secured debt financing agreements and interpreting financing agreement terms that are often not properly understood, including "ordinary course of business," "best efforts," "reasonable best efforts" and "commercially r... Read More

Swap Collateral Documentation and the New Final Margin Regulations for Uncleared Swaps
Preparing for Profound Changes to Swap Activities, Revising Collateral Documentation to Co...
September 29, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will analyze the newly finalized regulations regarding uncleared swap margin requirements, how the new changes impact the ability of financial institutions to enter into over-the-counter swaps generally, and how collateral documentation will need to be revised to ensure that derivat... Read More

Asset-Based Lending and Structured Finance: Isolation of Assets, Bankruptcy-Remote Structu...
What Traditional Lenders Should Know About the Application of Structured Finance Technique...
September 1, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will address the basics of structured finance facilities, including isolation of assets, bankruptcy-remote structures and waterfall technology.The program will focus on understanding these facilities and - in particular - their importance and application inside a capital structure t... Read More

Distressed Loan Workouts: How Equity Cure Rights Work, Negotiating Loan Restructuring and...
Curing and Addressing Financial Covenant Breaches From Lender and Borrower Perspectives
August 18, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with strategies for restructuring a distressed loan, focusing on equity cure rights and loan amendment and modification techniques. The program will discuss strategies from the perspectives of both lenders and borrowers to execute a successful and efficient work... Read More

Equity Financing: Using Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds and Other Investment Vehicles as Colla...
Navigating the Interplay of Regulations U and X, Rule 144, and UCC Articles 8 and 9 for Le...
July 21, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare business and finance counsel in structuring loan transactions in which stock, bonds, mutual funds and other investment vehicles are used as collateral to secure the loan. The program will address how to properly perfect the security interests while complying with Regula... Read More

UCC Secured Transactions: Documenting and Perfecting Security Interests, Navigating Compet...
March 9, 2016 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss requirements for security documentation, UCC rules for perfecting the security interest, and the pitfalls encountered with competing liens and hidden liens that may trump the lender's lien priority. Read More

Acquisition Financing: Evaluating Layers of Capital, Negotiating Loan Terms, Navigating R...
December 17, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to finance counsel for evaluating and structuring acquisition financing in the current market. The panel will discuss recent trends and practical strategies for approaching loan documentation. Read More

UCC Article 9 Blanket Asset Lien Exclusions and Purchase Money Security Interests
Navigating Statutory, Contractual and Other Exclusions to All Asset Collateral Liens and P...
December 15, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with a discussion of items commonly carved out of Article 9 blanket liens, either by operation of law or by market practice. The panel will also review purchase money security interests, which are "super liens" that trump existing blanket lien... Read More

Financing In-Transit Inventory: Perfecting Security Interests and Resolving Priority Dispu...
Lender Due Diligence, Bankruptcy Risks, Intercreditor Agreements With Third Parties With C...
November 24, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will offer guidelines for counsel advising lenders dealing with in-transit inventory financing. The panelists will share their experiences on the key pitfalls presented by financing in-transit inventory and outline strategies for perfecting security interests, enforcing remedies and... Read More

Mezzanine Loan Foreclosures: Effectuating a UCC Foreclosure Sale and Navigating Bankruptc...
Protecting Lender and Borrower Interests and Overcoming Obstacles to the Sale
October 28, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to commercial borrowers and lenders facing a mezzanine loan foreclosure under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The panel will outline best practices for lenders to carry out a UCC foreclosure on a mezzanine loan. Read More

Unraveling Bank Regulatory Developments Affecting Lending: Leveraged Lending Guidance, Bas...
Navigating Changes in the Long-Term Lending, Leveraged Lending, Securities Finance and Rep...
September 10, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss key bank regulatory actions taken designed to address bank capital, leverage and liquidity, particularly the Leveraged Lending Guidance, Capital Requirements, Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) and the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR). The program will focus on the impact of... Read More

Unitranches Structures and Enforceability of AALs Including Insights from RadioShack Bankr...
Structuring Agreements Among Lenders, Maximizing Recovery for First-Out and Last-Out Lende...
July 30, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the varying structures of unitranches that are in the market today, considerations regarding the enforceability of Agreement Among Lenders ("AALs"), and the Delaware Bankruptcy Court's recent consideration of the RadioShack Corp. AALs. Read More

Intercreditor Agreements in Mezzanine and Second-Lien Loans: Structuring and Enforcing Key...
Negotiating Rights in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure and Sale of Collateral, Payment Blockages, S...
June 4, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare commercial finance counsel to anticipate potential pitfalls and draft provisions in intercreditor agreements that protect lenders in mezzanine and second-lien financing transactions. Read More

Commercial Lending and Equity Deal Terms for Middle Markets: Borrower and Lender Perspecti...
Negotiating Financial Covenants, Leverage Ratios, Equity Cures, EBITDA, IC Agreements and...
April 28, 2015 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss commercial loan and equity lending deal terms for middle market businesses, negotiation points from both borrower and lender perspectives, and the outlook for lending and deal terms in 2015. Read More

Structuring Leveraged Finance Transactions for Private Equity Acquisitions: Key Loan Terms...
December 18, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine market trends and terms in middle market leveraged finance deals for PE acquisitions, as well as typical capital structures in connection with such transactions. Read More

Syndicated Loan Agreements: Amend and Extend, Borrower and Affiliate Lender Buybacks, Cash...
Structuring Provisions to Address Lender and Borrower Objectives and Risks
November 13, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide fianance market participants with an analysis of recent trends in syndicated loan documentation - amend and extend transactions, borrower and affiliate lender buybacks, cashless rolls, disqualified institutions and pro-rata sharing. The panel will discuss how to structu... Read More

Covenant-Lite Loans: Recent Trends for U.S. Middle Markets and European Markets
Analyzing Elements of Cov-Lite Loans for Borrowers and Lenders
August 28, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking and commercial finance counsel with an analysis of covenant-lite loans, typical provisions, key elements, how they compare to earlier terms, as well as market trends for U.S. middle market deals and European deals. Read More

Leveraging UCC Art. 9 and 3, State Foreclosure Laws to Protect Enforceability of Mortgages...
Overcoming Challenges of Securitization and MERS in Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings
August 14, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide finance counsel with an analysis of mortgage notes under UCC Articles 3 and 9 and state foreclosure laws. The panel will discuss how to reconcile the UCC and state law with respect to the ownership, transfer, and enforcement of mortgage notes and mortgages. Read More

Mezzanine Financing: Legal Considerations for Middle Market Deals
Evaluating and Structuring Financing for Acquisitions, LBOs, Expansions, Recapitalizations...
July 24, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare lending and commercial finance counsel to understand mezzanine financing as an alternative financing source for middle market companies in the evolving credit market. The panel will explain how to identify when mezzanine financing is viable and best practices for struct... Read More

Unitranche Financing for Middle Markets: Loan Facility Structure and Market Trends for Bor...
Structuring Agreements Among Lenders, Maximizing Recovery for First-Out and Last-Out Lende...
June 12, 2014 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the structure of unitranche loan facilities, the differences between unitranche loan facilities and first/second lien facilities and senior/mezz facilities, current trends in the unitranche loan facility "market," and potential enforcement issues with (AALs) after a def... Read More

UCC Article 9 Amendments: Operating Under the New Rules
Navigating New Secured Lending Rules, Filing and Search Procedures, and Due Diligence Prac...
December 17, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will brief commercial finance attorneys on changes under UCC Article 9 amendments and outline how practitioners should adjust their search methods and due diligence practices in light of the new rules. Read More

Security Interests in Uncommon Collateral: LLCs and Investment Property, IP, Insurance, an...
Navigating Complexities in Attachment, Perfection and Priority Under the UCC, Federal and...
December 5, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will examine the treatment of security interests in IP, insurance policies, partnership interests, and more. Read More

Negotiating EBITDA and Financial Covenants in Middle Market Loan Agreements
October 23, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with a drill down on the uses and calculation of EBITDA in our evolving credit market. The panel will specifically identify common add-backs to EBITDA in standard middle market deals, as well as sponsored private equity deals. Read More

Structuring Commercial Loan Documents to Protect Non-Affiliated Lenders
Negotiating and Drafting Provisions Involving Loan Buybacks, Additional Pari Passu Debt, N...
September 18, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance attorneys with a review of loan buyback provisions, explaining how they can fail to protect non-affiliated lenders and offering approaches to negotiate and draft to address non-affiliated lenders' concerns. Read More

Structuring Multi-Lender Syndicated Loan Agreements
Crafting Provisions Covering Defaulting Lenders, Amend and Extend, and Pro Rata/Sharing to...
July 24, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide practitioners with an analysis of issues that arise in multi-lender syndicated loan agreements. The panel will outline how to draft clauses to protect all parties to the agreement and bolster the enforceability of provisions in the face of a lender default or insolvency... Read More

Covenant-Lite Loans: Leveraged Lending in the Syndicated Loan Market
Analyzing Elements and Structuring Provisions of Cov-Lite Loans for Borrowers and Lenders
May 30, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking and commercial finance counsel with an analysis of cov-lite loans, including current market conditions favoring the loans, typical provisions, and key elements. The panel will discuss the benefits and disadvantages of cov-lite loans for borrowers and lenders. Read More

Keys To Equity Financing: The Compliance Requirements for Lenders and Borrowers
Structuring Loans Secured by Stock, Hedge Fund Shares, 40 Act Companies and Other Investme...
May 23, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a review of Regulations U and X, Rule 144, and UCC Articles 8 and 9, focusing on how to structure financing secured by stock, hedge fund shares, 40 Act companies and other investment vehicles. Read More

Mezzanine Financing: Legal Considerations for Middle Market Deals
Evaluating and Structuring Financing for Acquisitions, LBOs, Expansions, Recapitalizations...
February 28, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare commercial finance counsel to understand mezzanine financing as a financing alternative in the evolving credit market, identify when this method is viable, and explain structuring such transactions in light of the wide range of choices available. Read More

Security Interests in Uncommon Collateral: IP, Insurance Issues, Partnership Interests and...
Navigating Attachment, Perfection and Priority Issues Under the UCC, Federal and State Law
February 14, 2013 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide business counsel with a review of treatment of security interests in uncommon collateral under the UCC and federal and state law. The panel will discuss issues concerning attachment, perfection and priority of security interests in IP, insurance policies, and partnershi... Read More

UCC Recent Developments: Practical Implications for Lenders' Security Interests
Evaluating Impact on Mortgage Notes, Treatment of LLPs, Anti-Assignment Terms on Security...
December 20, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will review the practical implications of recent UCC developments on lenders' security interests. The panel will discuss the impact on mortgage notes, treatment of limited liability partnerships, anti-assignment terms on security interests, recent case law, and a summary of the stat... Read More

Deposit and Security Account Control Agreements Under the UCC
Perfecting Security Interests in Special Collateral Types
December 20, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking counsel with an analysis of the requirements and methods for creating and perfecting security interests in bank accounts, securities accounts and other investment property. The panel will offer best practices for drafting and negotiating control agreements and a... Read More

Equipment Leasing and Financing: Structuring and Documenting the Transaction
Navigating Financing Structures, Characterization Issues, and Other UCC, Tax and Accountin...
October 17, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with a review of the factors involved when negotiating and drafting key terms in equipment leases and lease-financing transactions, including characterization, UCC, tax and accounting provisions. Read More

Loan Covenants, Events of Default and MAC Clauses
Structuring Effective Credit Agreement Provisions to Maximize Borrower Protection and Lend...
June 26, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of loan documentation recent trends and best practices for structuring covenants and events-of-default clauses in commercial loans. Read More

Secured Transactions: Enforcing a Security Interest After Default Under UCC Article 9
Navigating the Notice Requirements, Remedies and Enforcement Rules
May 24, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will focus on actionable default in secured transactions and discuss the numerous enforcement options and remedies available to secured parties under Article 9 of the UCC, highlighting best practices for lenders to follow upon borrower's default. Read More

Perfecting and Maintaining Article 9 Security Interests
Avoiding Pitfalls in Perfection and Analyzing the Impact of 2010 UCC Amendments
May 8, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to lenders' counsel in perfecting security interests. The panel will discuss the impact of UCC 2010 Amendments and outline best practices for maintaining perfection over the course of the loan. Read More

Capital-Raising Alternative for Middle Market Companies: Small Business Administration's S...
Navigating Funding and Licensing Requirements to Access Leverage Commitments
April 24, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will prepare commercial finance counsel to leverage the small business investment company (SBIC) program as a capital raising alternative. The panel will identify when this option is viable, discuss accessing leverage commitments, and outline how to navigate licensing requirements. Read More

Commitment Letters in Commercial Loans
Borrower and Lender Approaches to Negotiate and Enforce Binding Loan Commitments
March 15, 2012 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for lenders and borrowers on negotiating loan commitment letters. The panel will outline best practices for enforcing loan commitments and resolving disputes. Read More

Letters of Credit, Stand-by Letters and Bank Demand Guarantees
Crafting Credit Instruments for Domestic and International Financing Transactions
December 20, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide banking counsel with an analysis of the requirements of letters of credit and bank demand guarantees. The panel will discuss distinctions between the various documents and provide best practices for drafting documents in domestic and international commercial transaction... Read More

Structuring Covenants, Representations and Warranties in Commercial Loans
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
August 9, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

The CLE webinar will discuss trends in loan documentation and provide best practices to borrowers' and lenders' counsel for structuring covenants, representations and warranties in commercial loans. Read More

Structuring Default Provisions in Commercial Loans
Maximizing Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies Through Effective Event of Default Clau...
June 7, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for borrowers' and lenders' counsel negotiating event of default provisions in commercial loans. The panel will discuss the impact of the economic crisis, recent litigation trends, and key court rulings affecting the enforcement of default provisions. Read More

Protecting Lender Interest in Borrower Insurance Proceeds
Navigating Insurance and Bankruptcy Issues in Commercial Lending
April 12, 2011 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for lenders and financial institutions with a review of how insurance proceeds are treated under the UCC and bankruptcy law. The panel will discuss recent legal developments impacting insurance requirements in financing transactions and outline loss mitigation s... Read More