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Advanced Loan Documentation
IMPORTANT: We strongly advise that delegates first attend the Loan Documentation course unless they are already very familiar with, or experienced in dealing with the loan agreement.
Our new, 1-day Advanced Loan Documentation virtual course is module 1 of our Loan Documentation School taking place this July and will be delivered via video conferencing rooms technology.
Module 1: Loan Documentation (Days 1-2)
Module 2: Advanced Loan Documentation (Day 3)
Our Advanced Loan Documentation the follow on to our ever popular loan documentation training programme that has run for more than ten years. The course will deal with the more structural and commercial side of the loan agreement and will give delegates more opportunities to practice making and responding to comments on the documents.
In three days the course will cover a substantial range of topics including structural issues, contractual support arrangements, key clauses in the loan agreement, the loan agreement in different commercial contexts and legal issues that arise in financing transactions.
The course will consist of a series of lectures and workshops that will provide you with a practical insight into dealing with the documentation of loans. By the end of the course you will be thoroughly familiar with the most important aspects of loan documentation.
This course will help you
- Understand the essential elements of various loan transactions
- Appreciate how to avoid the conflict between representations, conditions precedent, undertakings and events of default
- Gain a thorough understanding of different forms of contractual support and their advantages and disadvantages as compared with claims in debt
- Discuss a variety of issues and comments on the loan agreement which are commonly raised by borrowers
- Improve your knowledge of other common financing documents including a contract assignment and a subordination agreement
- Be able to negotiate key clauses in a financing package
- Master the important legal issues which commonly arise in a financing transaction including trusts and fiduciary duties
- In-house lawyers in banks and financial institutions
- Bankers concerned with the negotiation of loans
- Bank executive involved in the documentation of loans
- Lawyers in private practice who advise clients on loan agreements
- Corporate counsel
- Credit control officers
- Credit administration officers
Note - A good level of spoken and written English is required to attend this course. Delegates should be of an intermediate standard in English at a minimum. Please refer to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - as a guide the level required is B2.
Corporate GovernanceDay 1 - 29th JuneSession One
A series of 12 interactive and immersive sessions
8am BST (British Summer Time)
Introduction to Corporate Governance
Definitions and scope
Governance vs management
Hard Prescriptive(USA Sarbanes Oxley)or
Voluntary “soft” UK approach
The Agency dilemma
The overall Regulatory Framework including Bribery and Corruption
Case Study:The UK LIBOR Rigging Scandal
11am BST (British Summer Time)
Corporate Governance for non listed companies,Charities,Public Sector and Emerging markets
Governance of non listed companies
Eg Private companies,family companies,
Charities and not for profit
Case Study:FIFA:Values,accountability and ethics
Governance in the Public Sector
The UK Nolan PrinciplesGovernance in Emerging Markets
Why it is essential
Patterns of ownership
Protection of minority investors
Convergence of OECD Norms
Case Study: Goldman Sachs and 1mbd
Corporate Governance in Banks
Systemic crises and poor Governance
Case Studies:Anglo Irish Bank,Westpac,National Australia Bank,Northern Rock,Lehman Brothers.
Session Four8am BST (British Summer Time)
Corporate Governance of Listed Companies
The Annual General Meeting/General Assembly
Case Studies:Carillion,Enron,Sports Direct,Galleon
11am BST (British Summer Time) Session Five
The Role of the Board
What do Boards do?
Different types of Boards
Performance vs Conformance
Boards and management
The Effective Board
Mix and diversity
Protection of shareholder rights
Managing agendas,meetings and minutes
Communication with shareholders
2pm BST (British Summer Time)
The Board’s role in setting the tone and duties and responsibilities of directors
Values and Ethics
Overseeing whistleblowing process
Corporate Social Responsibility
Case Studies:Wells Fargo,UBS.How the mighty get affected.
Hard and soft capabilities
Induction and training
Roles and responsibilities
Day 3 - 1st July
Session Seven8am BST (British Summer Time)
The effective Chairman and how to be a good Non Executive Director
Non Executive Directors
The right appointment(s)
Getting value from them
The Role of the Chairman
What makes a good Chairman
Qualities and capabilities
Beyond the Board meeting
Relationship with the CEO
Who appraises him/her
Case Study:qbe,Berkshire Hathaway.Difficult decisions from the Chairman.
Boards and making strategy work
Boards and Strategy Setting
Setting the direction
Overseeing the process
Use of Professional Advisers
Reviews and value creation
Is the Board having the right conversation?
Mergers and Acquisitions:Creating or destroying value?
Case Study:RBS acquisition strategy.Where was the Board?
Risk Management and Crisis Management for Boards
Boards and Risk
Framework for Risk Management
Best Practice for the Board
Risks facing the Board
Case Study:HBOS.Understanding risks
When a crisis happens
Re assessing stakeholders
Who and how to deal
Preserving reputation and value
Case Studies:Abraaj(Dubai),Boeing,Malaysia Airlines MH370,VW Emissions Scandal
8am BST (British Summer Time) About Board Committees
Roles and responsibilities
Terms of Reference
Relationship with Internal Auditors
Relationship with External Auditors
Since the Financial Crisis
Increased role of Audit Committees
Who to appoint
Roles and responsibilities
Executive Pay.The issues
Pay and Performance
Session Eleven11am BST (British Summer Time)Why do Boards Fail
Why do Boards malfunction
Games and Power play
Importance of Chairman
Tone at the top
Role of non executive directors
Case Study:Credit Suisse
2pm BST (British Summer Time)
Process.From questionnaire to full process
The Regulatory environment
Who should do it
Working on feedback
Working towards improvement
Our Tailored Learning Offering
Do you have five or more people interested in attending this course? Do you want to tailor it to meet your company’s exact requirements? If you’d like to do either of these, we can bring this course to your company’s office. You could even save up to 50% on the cost of sending delegates to a public course and dramatically increase your ROI.
If you want to run this course at a location convenient to you or if you want a completely customised learning solution, we can help.
We produce learning solutions that are completely unique to your business. We’ll guide you through the whole process, from the initial consultancy to evaluating the success of the full learning experience. Our learning specialists ensure you get the maximum return on your training investment.
We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.
We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:
- Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
- Track record – 10/10 of the world’s largest banks have chosen us as there training provider and we have delivered training across the largest banks and have trained over 25,000 professionals.
- Knowledge – our 100+ strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
- Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 25,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 99 countries.
- Recognition – we are accredited by the British Accreditation Council and the CPD Certification Service. In an independent review by Feefo we scored 4.2/5 on service and 4.7/5 on Coursecheck
BiographySue Wright is a solicitor with over 18 years experience in international banking transactions, including syndicated loans, subordinated debt, structured finance and tax driven transactions. She was a partner in the banking department at Norton Rose for 8 years and was responsible for training assistants at Norton Rose for 2 years. Sue has been highly recommended as one of the leading experts in her field by the Legal 500 and by Chambers.She was the Head of Professional Development at Herbert Smith and is now running an independent training consultancy, specialising in international banking.