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CMBS 2.0 in focus: Class X a class act!
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 25 2015

The emergence of European CMBS 2.0 can be directly traced back to Deutsche Bank's Deco 2011-CSPK which closed in June 2011. Since that issuance


A guide to the impact of negative interest rates on commodity derivatives and collateral transactions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • April 1 2015

As the Financial Times notes, “falls in European interest rates into negative territory could profoundly affect the workings of the financial system


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published advice on the extension of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) passport on 30 July 2015 (The Advice)
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Guernsey, Jersey
  • August 6 2015

For Jersey and Guernsey, the ESMA Advice was positive: no obstacles exist to the extension of the AIFMD passport to these jurisdictions. AIFMD


Sanctions update: Ukraine, Crimea and Sevastopolthe Ukrainian Parliament, the EU and the U.S. impose further measures
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
  • August 4 2014

This Alert follows our previous alerts on the RussiaUkraine sanctions available on our website. July continued to be a busy time as the Verkhovna


Sanctions update - Iran: easing of sanctions by the United States and European Union
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Iran, USA
  • January 23 2014

As reported in our Client Alert of December 2013, the "Joint Plan of Action" reached between the United Kingdom ("UK"), the United States ("U.S."


Is Brexit “materially adverse” to you? Perhaps, if it triggers an ‘event of default’ under your agreement(s).
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

While the impact of the EU referendum decision on outstanding financing transactions is still to be determined, both lenders and borrowers may be


Keeping up with Volcker: the EU proposes new regulation on the separation of trading and lending
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • February 11 2014

On 30 January 2014, the EU weighed in with its answer to the "too big to fail" dilemma. The Regulation on structural measures improving the


What price market integrity? The various “Benchmark Reviews”
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • October 27 2014

When the LIBOR scandal first came to light, governments and regulators quickly took the view that "something had to be done" about pricing indices


Agency CMBS the sophisticated tool for raising cheaper commercial real estate debt!
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • August 26 2015

As was the case prior to the global financial crisis, the current driver for all new European CMBS deals stems from the adoption by investment banks


Bail out the sea of paper in your in-box - understanding Article 55 bail-in clauses
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union
  • January 26 2016

From 1 January 2016, European Economic Area (EEA) member states are required to implement Article 55 of the European Union Bank Recovery and