DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
Are you confident in handling complex issues and trends in commercial financing transactions?
Rapidly changing commercial markets are making financing transactions more intricate and challenging. Get yourself up to speed and maximize the value of your services.
In this practical and solutions-focused course, you will learn how to navigate key legal issues and trends involving secured and debt finance transactions and benefit from specialty knowledge, techniques and tactics from leading lawyers and bankers.
Back for its 15th year, this intensive OsgoodePD course will provide you with a solid understanding of loan transactions in today’s competitive market and strategies to deal with current and emerging trends. You will work through the essential legal components of a financing transaction step-by-step, with a focus on strategic and tactical concerns from the borrower’s and the lender’s perspectives, and real-world examples to illustrate key concepts.
What You’ll Learn
Overview of Canadian debt financing, including a survey of products offered and how they reflect the current business climate
How to work with the commitment letter and term sheet
Tactics for negotiating and drafting loan documentation from a lender’s or borrower’s perspective
How to navigate critical issues raised by the type of credit facilities and the form of financing (e.g. asset-based lending vs. equipment lending)
Strategies for negotiating intercreditor arrangements and structuring priorities between lenders
Strategic and tactical concerns when taking, perfecting and enforcing security
What every professional needs to know about the ISDA Master Agreement and Schedules
Loan agreements – which clauses are most important and why
Best practices for providing opinions
Objectives and requirements of appropriate due diligence
Importance of your role as counsel/professional to the lender or borrower
Plus! Registration includes access to What Corporate Commercial Lawyers Need to Know About Enforcing Security: A Litigators’ Perspective, an online module designed to provide you with a practical overview of how to navigate enforcement of security. (Available on demand, recorded in 2020.)
Who Should Attend
Junior to mid-level lawyers in corporate/commercial or financial services law
Professionals who want a solid understanding of loan agreements/transactions
Professionals working with financial institutions, merchant banks, asset-based lenders and leasing companies
Insolvency, litigation or government professionals seeking to gain a greater understanding of market conditions in commercial financing transactions
Management involved in negotiating deals involving commercial financing
Professionals involved with loan documentation, lending and credit facilities
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
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