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Deal analysis

  • US bankruptcy ruling clarifies debtors' restructuring rights

    26 September 2013

    Last month’s first-of-its-kind US bankruptcy ruling enabled the US toll road operator, American Roads, to complete its pre-pack restructuring agreement. It also made clear the impact of no-action clauses on an insured unitranche

  • Six repo myths debunked

    13 June 2013

    Repo was Lehman’s most reliable source of funding and did not experience widespread haircut increases leading up to the financial crisis. These were just some of the myths regarding repurchase agreements

  • Baidu’s SEC-registered offering sets Wksi precedent

    20 December 2012

    Baidu’s SEC-registered offering marked a number of firsts. Here’s how it could spark copycat deals

  • RIDEA paves way for US-Canadian Reit

    01 August 2012

    The largest joint venture between US and Canadian real estate investment trusts took full advantage of the US Reit Diversification and Empowerment Act 2007. Here's how

  • What ICBC’s approval means for China-US banking

    16 May 2012

    A US regulator’s decision to approve for the first time a Chinese bank’s takeover of a US bank marks a vote of confidence in China Inc and a turning point in the US-China relationship

News analysis

  • Trade-at will distort tick size pilot

    26 Nov 2014

    The inclusion of a trade-at provision in the SEC's tick size pilot programme could prevent the study from gathering the very data it is seeking

  • Concern grows over liquid alt risks

    17 Nov 2014

    The number of managers who have moved from hedge fund to mutual fund management since the financial crisis is raising concern among regulators about risk management and disclosures

  • Why transparency is cure for market structure

    13 Nov 2014

    Regulators will continue to address structural issues in the fixed income and equity markets by increasing transparency and data disclosures

  • Why an EU-US trade partnership matters

    11 Nov 2014

    The Atlantic Council’s Chris Brummer explains why the organisation is a firm supporter of the T-TIP, and how recent political developments are impacting negotiations


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