Covid-19: Bridging loans and Guarantees

The coronavirus has Austria firmly in its grip. The further spread of COVID-19 can have grave effects on the business and subsequently on the liquidity of domestic companies, confronting them with previously unimagined financial and liquidity challenges, which may threaten their existence. Currently, an obligation of the banks to grant a deferment in connection with […]

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Securitisation reloaded – Simple, Transparent, Standardised – (STS) – The new regulatory framework for securitisations: Regulation (EU) 2017/2402

At a glance: A new designation of securitisations as simple, transparent, standardised (“STS”) shall give assurance to investors that sufficient information on the underlying exposures is provided. A register with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) will be set up, in which securitisations may be registered as STS. The originator, sponsor or securitisation special […]

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