McKnight and Zakrzewski on The Law of Loan Agreements and Syndicated Lending

McKnight and Zakrzewski on The Law of Loan Agreements and Syndicated Lending

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Based on parts of the leading work McKnight, Paterson and Zakrzewski on the Law of International Finance, 2e, this new book is an accessible introduction to loan agreements in English law and practice. The book focusses on loan agreements, syndicates and trading providing the core areas with which newcomers to banking and finance law must familiarize themselves and which often require the most research.

The book opens with an overview of English contract law setting out the key concepts and principles relevant to commercial lending transactions. There is a section on loan facility agreements which explains the typical loan agreements, and the relevant law and application to those agreements. In the section on syndicated lending , legal issues arising from the relationship between lenders are analysed and problem areas are tackled. Potential claims, by borrowers against the arrangers of a
syndicate and its agent are also analysed, including an explanation of possible protection against such claims. The final part explains the legal and practical issues surrounding the trading in parts of loans on the secondary market.

A clear, concise and authoritative work on loan agreements and lending, this book is a useful guide for all working in the field, particularly junior lawyers and postgraduate students.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 173 x 245 x 19mm | 606g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0198799950
  • 9780198799955
  • 1,072,584

Table of contents

1: Introductory Matters
2: Loan Facilities
3: Syndicated Lending
4: Loan Transfers
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About Rafal Zakrzewski

Dr Rafal Zakrzewski is a solicitor (admitted in Australia in 1999 and in England &Wales in 2003) specialising in corporate finance with an emphasis on complex lending transactions. He has practised with Clifford Chance since 2003 and recently worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as a Senior Counsel and Associate Director. Rafal was a University Lecturer in Corporate Law and Transactions at the University of Cambridge,
where he established a graduate course on corporate transactions, and has taught at St Hugh's College at the University of Oxford. He is an editor of McKnight, Paterson, & Zakrzewski on the Law of International Finance, author of Remedies Reclassified on English private law remedies, co-author of The Law of Rescission and
a contributor to International Acquisition Finance (all published by OUP). He is also a contributor to the Encyclopaedia of Banking Law and Gore-Browne on Companies.

Geoffrey Fuller is a consultant and former partner in the International Capital Markets department of Allen & Overy LLP, advising on debt capital markets issuance. His particular areas of expertise include public sector debt, structured finance, social housing finance, liability management, Islamic finance and advising corporate trustees. He graduated with an MA from Oxford University, and was admitted as a solicitor in 1986. He is the author of Corporate Borrowing -
Law and Practice and The Law and Practice of International Capital Markets, and of three chapters in Gore-Browne on Companies.
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