Structuring International Lending Transactions: Mitigating Legal, Economic, and Political Risks
Truman Bidwell was a panelist at a Strafford webinar, "Structuring International Lending Transactions: Mitigating Legal, Economic, and Political Risks," held on January 27, 2022.
The panelists discussed how to structure around various risks associated with cross-border lending. They examined choice of law provisions, structuring for foreign collateral and foreign guarantors, credit default swaps, and other risk mitigation strategies. Topics of discussion included:
- The rise of cross-border lending: current size and scope
- Legal, economic, and political risks of transacting business with foreign borrowers and collateral
- Measuring risk: sovereign ratings, other
- Structural solutions