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Treasury Risk Management
Treasury is at the heart of every banking and financing operation. Ensuring liquidity must be the top priority, as the fundamental survival of any institution depends on it. Market, interest rate, and operational risk can never be eliminated, but instead must be measured, monitored, and controlled to ensure profitability. In managing risk, treasury professionals utilise the full array of funding and hedging instruments to respond to changing balance sheet and market scenarios. Sound treasury risk management is possible only through an effective and efficient governance and policy structure, with senior management fully engaged with the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO).
By the end of this program, participants will be better able to:
- Analyse and assess the different types of risks arising from the assets and liabilities on the balance sheet
- Use and understand the basic tools to measure risk and its sensitivity to changing market conditions
- Know which funding instruments and hedging strategies are available and when to best put them into practice
- Evaluate the extent of liquidity risk exposure in a bank, via the application of a full suite of liquidity risk metrics
- Understand liquidity buffers and their management
- Appreciate liquidity risks beyond basic loans and deposits
- Evaluate the appropriate level of liquidity risk controls, with the consequences for lending;
- Grasp the formulation and value of stress tests
- Understand the concept of internal funds transfer pricing and evaluate the appropriateness of a particular model to any type of institution
- Formulate a range of funding policies for the banking and trading books
- Understand the role and influence of the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO) of a bank, and its appropriate governance framework
Loan Documentation - Module 1
The most common structures of loan transactions
- Single banks and syndicated loan
- Term loans and revolving credit facilities
- Single currency and multi-currency facilities
- Loan and guarantee facilities
- Secured and unsecured facilities
Pre Contractual Issues
- What issues should it address
- How much detail should it contain
- Is it intended to create a legally binding commitment
LIBOR funding and broken funding costs
This session will involve consideration of how the Eurocurrency interbank markets work and the consequences in the documentation in terms of
- Interest rates and interest periods
- Broken funding costs (and profits)
- Default interest
Here we will look at withholding tax, double taxation treaties, and the consequences for the loan documentation
OVERVIEW AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
This session will involve an overview of the Loan Agreement and how it is structured to protect the Lender, and an examination of some of the “mechanical” provisions of a typical loan agreement, such as the payments clause and the procedures to be followed on drawdown
- Drawdown procedures
- Repayment and prepayment
Delegates will consider the purpose of the representations. Typical representations will be considered, including common comments from either side.
As homework, participants will review a specimen loan agreement t identify conflicts between different provisions
Day 2Repeated representations
We will review the homework; the impact of repeating representations; and the interrelations between different parts of the document, both in a term loan and in a revolving credit
COVENANTS AND EVENT
Typical covenants and events of default will be discussed, including
- Financial covenants
- Cross default
- Material Adverse Change
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
BOILERPLATE PROVISIONS AND LOAN TRANSFERS
- Set-off clause
- Agency clause
- Pro rata sharing clause
- Loan transfers
- Sub participations
Homework Exercise - Calculate the likely recoveries of different classes of creditors in a winding up
SECURITY AND QUASI SECURITYDifferent types of security will be considered, including
- charges (fixed and floating);
- title as an alternative
- security on contracts
- Commercial benefit and transactions at an undervalue
- Common provisions of a guarantee
- What issues are relevant?
- Where to conduct due diligence
- Legal opinions
Advanced Loan Documentation - Module 2
Registration and Welcome Coffee
- Review of Key Loan Agreement Issues
- “Relevant Companies”
- Conflict between representations, conditions precedent, undertakings and events of default
- The pari passu clause
- The negative pledge
- The cross default clause
- The material adverse change clause
- Linking the loan to the borrower`s rating
- “material”, “reasonable” worth the debate?
- Grace periods
- Prepayment events
- Subjectivity and control in the context of events of default
- Participants will consider a number of borrower’s comments on the Loan Agreement
- This exercise will highlight key topics within Representations, Undertakings, Events of Default, and Boilerplate, including
- Repeated Representations
- Negative Pledge
- No Disposals
- Cross Default
- Material Adverse Change
- Governing law and jurisdiction
- What courts have jurisdiction to deal with disputes in an international context? What law will they apply?
- In what circumstances might obligations be avoided or become unenforceable?
- Financial assistance
- Ultra vires
- Commercial benefit
- Transactions at an undervalue
We will review a number of different intercreditor agreements relevant to different circumstances
End of Course
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Nassima Royal Hotel
Plot 49 Sheikh Zayed Road, Trade Centre District Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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