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In these challenging times clients are looking for financing more than ever either to bridge the financial shortages they are suffering or to benefit from business opportunities or government measures.
We are therefore honored to invite you to the virtual Banking Finance and Capital Markets Commission Day on 18 November 2020 including :
- Participation of bankers and restructuring and insolvency administrators;
- Discussions on issues encountered by lenders/creditors/struggled borrowers;
- Commission’s meeting;
- Social event.
We can assure you that participating in our Commission Day will feel like being in an in person event thanks to AIJA’s virtual platform that exceeded all expectations during the Annual Congress! Expect the BFCM Commission Day to raise to those high standards.
During our two sessions you will be informed and can share your views on the current changes in financing and refinancing negotiations. For more details on the schedule and the speakers, please go to the programme section of this page.
1. Impact of Covid 19 on (re)financing
The Covid-19 mayhem did not spare (re)refinance deals from a legal and a business perspective. How such changes in the business and legal environment has impacted commercial negotiations and agreements drafting? Insight on both aspects will be provided by our panelists, especially from the lenders’ side.
2. (Re)financing of companies in distress
The second session will focus on ways in which clients can obtain or choose insolvency proceeds as a means of refinancing. The panel will include a turnaround and insolvency administrator, an advisor in asset based lending and a real estate financing specialist from different jurisdictions who will give profound insights in various kinds of alternatives to manage expectations (as creditor) and obligations (as debtor).
- Lars Raedschelders
- Audrey Jarreton
- Liesbet Demasure
All academic sessions are recorded and shared in the Resource Centre the week after the events.
This event takes place during:
AIJA Commissions Month
20 October - 20 November 2020
Programme - Banking, Finance and Capital Markets Commission Day
Welcome address by AIJA President François Barré
At the same time banks (and private debt providers) have been experiencing loan volume dips due to helicopter money from governments poured into economies, have huge capacity to lend and need to lend and thus fight for the best assets squeezing margin and structures for best borrowers. They sometimes even tag-along with state aids to ensure the sustainability of a business until state aid is made available by according bridge loans to companies to avoid bankruptcy. However, this also may be considered as a risk of a viscious circle for banks potentially leading to lower returns (RORWA).
This webinar will focus on trends in the financing markets from the banks point of view throughout Europe, Latin and Northern America and will give you some tips on how private, quasi-sovereign and sovereign clients can take advantage of these challenging circumstances with the right legal advice.
- Lars Raedschelders, Partner Corporate M&A and Finance at Sherpa Law (Belgium)
- Audrey Jarreton, Counsel Banking and Finance at Stibbe (Luxemburg)
- Jurgen Spihlmann Freiberg, Vice President Fixed Income Wealth Management Crédit Suisse Securities (USA)
- Marcin Smolarek, Head of Banking and Finance, Partner at WKB (Poland)
- Michal Miercznicki, Director Debt Solutions Santander Bank Polska
- Bethan Waters, Partner Banking and Finance at Farrer & Co (UK)
- Karl Holmes, Managing Partner, Asset Based Lending at Cadence Advisory LLP (UK)
- Stefaan Van Dyck, Partner Real Estate Finance at Monard Law (Belgium)
- Anton Molchanov, Counsel, Turnaround & Insolvency Administrator at Arzinger (Ukraine)
- Stéphanie Oneyser, Senior Associate, Insolvency, Litigation and Arbitration at Walder Wyss (Switzerland)
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