Speciality Managing General Agent (MGA) Landmark Underwriting, a leading provider of innovative insurance solutions, has completed two acquisitions.
With 2021 drawing to a close, attention naturally turns to the year ahead. Whilst we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, the banking and finance industry continues to forge ahead at pace. As we move into 2022, there are three areas I would urge borrowers and lenders alike to keep front of mind.
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important when it comes to banking and finance. Here, Katya Batchelor explores what borrowers and lenders should consider when looking to incorporate sustainability elements into their loan agreements.
The landscape for both borrowers and lenders over the past 18 months or so of the Coronavirus pandemic has been fast paced and changeable, requiring agility and flexibility from all parties.
As the countdown to the end of LIBOR continues, banking and finance specialist Katya Batchelor has updated her advice piece on how to prepare for SONIA.
Lenders often request that borrowers provide security for a loan in the form of a debenture. This note considers practical steps that a borrower needs to take in order to give effective security and attempts to respond to and allay some common concerns.
The UK Government announced another extension to the three Coronavirus business interruption loan schemes.
After 1 December 2020 the UK tax authorities will move (back) up the creditor hierarchy in English insolvency proceedings in respect of certain taxes. The restoration of HMRC as a preferential creditor on insolvency has been a controversial issue in the restructuring and insolvency industry, as Katya Batchelor explains in this article.
Banking and Finance lawyer Katya Batchelor recently wrote a piece for Global Banking Review
In a recent article for Finance Monthly, Jason Varney and Katya Batchelor look at the pros and cons of various funding sources for acquisitions.
This year’s event may have been virtual, but was still full of interesting discussions, from Blockchain to FinTech.
Katya Batchelor recently wrote a piece on the move from LIBOR to SONIA, for Finance Monthly.
Joanne Gallagher recently spoke to South East Business about how to deal with a rapidly changing situation