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  • A legal guide to bond execution in 2013

    22 November 2012

    Senior lawyers have warned that recent regulatory developments are complicating bond execution and documentation, making it slower and less efficient

  • How to prepare bond documents for a Eurozone break-up

    22 November 2012

    Lawyers in London have called for banks and law firms to consider recognising redenomination as a risk factor in deal documentation

  • How lawyers will shape Asian high-yield

    14 November 2012

    Lawyers are set to play an important role in shaping disclosure standards in high-yield in Asia, as new market developments facilitate their further involvement

  • The latest Asian high-yield disclosure trends explained

    14 November 2012

    Regulation S high-yield issuers in Asia should disclose information to a Rule 144a standard and pay close attention to their email trails, lawyers have warned

  • Why investors should avoid ChinaCo USD high-yield

    14 November 2012

    Chinese real estate companies this month reentered the high-yield space. But bankers and lawyers have warned there are significant risks in the structuring of Chinese offshore high-yield offerings

  • Argentina ruling to hamper sovereign restructuring plans

    13 November 2012

    Governments could have a tougher time agreeing restructuring plans with creditors following a landmark US court ruling on Argentina’s sovereign debt default of 2001

  • Imminent Argentine debt default?

    08 November 2012

    A New York court ruling in favour of holdout creditors has reduced the Argentine government’s ability to repay creditors that participated in two debt swaps through US-domiciled payment agents, raising the potential spectre of default