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The growing demand for private debt in Asia is prompting regulators to home in on credit funds.
Politics and red tape are preventing bailout funds from reaching the companies that need them most, reports Robin Blumenthal
The decision to cap the private lending rate may increase competition for quality borrowers and reduce interest margins and profitability, say analysts at Fitch Ratings.
As costs continue to be squeezed, and with government help set to be phased out, many businesses will need to take action to stay afloat in the months ahead. Jatinder Bains of Macfarlanes examines the pros and cons of the company voluntary arrangement.
The corporate default threshold has increased by 100 times to try and protect small businesses.
While the eyes of many are on loan documentation, Nicole Downer of MV Credit says the focus should be elsewhere, including fostering solid relationships with sponsors
The pandemic has put loan terms and documents in the limelight as markets keep an eye on how lenders manage their portfolios during the crisis.
An SEC settlement resulted in $1m penalty for Ares Management.
Compliance staff failed to comply with policies and procedures designed to prevent misuse of information

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