Yearly Archives: 2014

Loan sales – What borrowers need to know

Banks have become very active in recent months selling off large portfolios of loans.  For example, it has been widely publicised that RBS and its subsidiary Ulster Bank are currently offering for sale large portfolios of loans as part of …

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Dating and divorce…the Dos & Don’ts

I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked by clients about the ‘rules’ for dating whilst in the midst of divorce, and I do not just mean whether or not to accept the invitation to …

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Why “coco” bonds may not be as sweet for investors as once thought

Concerns have been raised about the risks of investing in “coco” bonds (contingent convertible bonds). Many private investors may not have been made fully aware of the serious risks which these types of bonds involve. Over the last 3 years …

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