On 27 July 2017, the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”), announced that by the end of 2021, the FCA will not use its legal powers to compel or persuade banks to submit to LIBOR as they are not comfortable in doing so where there are only a few eligible term borrowing transactions by large banks.
Our experienced finance solicitors have extensive knowledge and experience advising organisations on the legal aspects of funding, grants and social investment.
We provide borrower-focused advice for organisations in relation to funding, grants and social investment. Funding contracts, particularly those entered into with local authorities, can be very lengthy and full of unnecessary clauses and legal jargon. Our specialist finance solicitors can guide your organisation through the process of entering into funding contracts and can negotiate the best possible terms for your organisation, advising upon their effect.
We make sure you understand the difference between the types of funding, grants and social investment opportunities available to you and work with you to ensure you are aware, and manage the risk, of long-term finance arrangements.
As trusted legal advisers, our experienced finance solicitors embed themselves within our clients’ organisations to understand their issues and to find a resolution. We seek to work in partnership with you and to build long-term relationships.
How we can help you with funding, grants and social investment
Our finance solicitors are able to support you in all aspects of funding, grants and social investment, including:
- Advising on types of funding, grant or social investment opportunities available, including lottery funding and multi-partner funding.
- Drafting and advising on partnership agreements, grant-funding agreements and social investment agreements.
- Making you aware of risks of long-term financial arrangements and helping safeguard against risks.
We are happy to discuss funding, grants and social investment with you. Contact Jon Coane, Partner and leader of the financial regulatory team, who will be more than happy to help you.
Member of the funding team and leader of our financial regulatory team
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