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

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

Blockchain Applications in Commercial Finance: Loan Syndications, Servicing, Swaps, Trade...
August 29, 2019 CLE Live Webinar

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

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 Live Webinar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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