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Lessons learnt from Silicon Valley Bank UK – what lies ahead for bank recovery and resolution?

The resolution of Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited (SVBUK) was the first time since 2009 that the Bank of England put a bank into resolution.  As the dust settles, regulators and the market are assessing the meaning of this resolution for financial services regulation.  

In this short video, our resolution specialists Edward Chan, Bobby Butcher and Elli Karaindrou lift the bonnet on SVBUK, the resolution weekend and what this might mean for UK resolution and the regulation of smaller banks in the future.

 

 

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The use of Holdco PIK in restructurings

In this episode of our R&I soundbites series, our partner Nicholas Le Masurier and counsel Paul Sidle discuss the use of Holdco PIK (payment-in-kind) as a recent trend in restructurings. Nick and Paul provide an overview of the key features of Holdco PIK, explain why there has been an increase in its use, and consider the issues and risks associated with this instrument.


Nostrum’s scheme of arrangement

In this third episode of our latest R&I soundbites series, our partner Juliana Leite de Barros and counsel Paul Sidle take a look at Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC's scheme of arrangement and consider the impact that sanctions have on restructurings.

Celsa’s restructuring

In this second episode of our latest R&I soundbites series, our managing associate Sara Arriaza and counsel Paul Sidle discuss the restructuring of Spanish steelmaker Celsa and how it will test the recent legislative changes to Spanish insolvency law, which transpose the European Directive on preventive restructuring frameworks.

Hong Kong Airlines’ dual Hong Kong-UK restructuring

In our latest R&I soundbites series, we will explore a range of topics and case studies that are front of mind in the restructuring market. In this first episode, our partner Damien Gomez and counsel Paul Sidle discuss the restructuring of Hong Kong Airlines, which involves a parallel Hong Kong scheme of arrangement and a UK Part 26A restructuring plan. They delve into potential issues and challenges in relation to the Cape Town Convention and what this means for future restructurings in the aviation sector.

Key Market Developments


Lessons learnt from Silicon Valley Bank UK – what lies ahead for bank recovery and resolution? 

The resolution of Silicon Valley Bank UK Limited (SVBUK) was the first time since 2009 that the Bank of England has put a bank into resolution.  As the dust settles, regulators and the market are assessing the meaning of this resolution for financial services regulation.  

In this episode, our resolution specialists Edward Chan, Bobby Butcher and Elli Karaindrou lift the bonnet on SVBUK, the resolution weekend and what this might mean for UK resolution and the regulation of smaller banks in the future.


Crossover credit financings & restructurings: state of the market and look ahead 

In this podcast, Toby Grimstone, Nick Le Masurier and Atish Shah take a look at the challenges faced by corporates and how creditors have reacted since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. They discuss what the potential market trends in the crossover credit space are and their likely impact on future financings and/or restructurings.

ESG Soundbites


An overview of green and sustainability linked loan products 

In this podcast Christopher Williams explores the features of green and sustainability linked loans. 


What does ESG mean for the maritime sector?

Further focusing on ESG in the loan markets, Olga Petrovic and Caroline Courtney explore ESG as it impacts the maritime sector.


ESG and access to finance

The third podcast as part of the Banking team’s focus on ESG in the loan markets sees Edward Chan and Bobby Butcher discuss ESG regulation and the potential impact on access to finance.

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