Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 2024/1


  • Duncan Sheehan: Digital Assets: why the Law Commission are wrong about control (3)


  • Andrew Thompson, Philip MorrisonCarillon: a director’s strict duty to know the company’s true financial position? (5)
  • Rabin Kok: Third party rights and the LMA suite of Debt Documents (8)
  • Alan Davies, Michelle Gilmore-Parry: The rise of “hybrids” in the ever-converging PIK and Preferred Equity landscape (11)
  • Akber Datoo: Offer and acceptance … and sailing into the terms of decentralised networks (15)
  • Stephen Moverley Smith, Rachel Carver: Can beneficial noteholders commence insolvency proceedings? Diverging views emerge across the offshore world (21)
  • Dan Hirschovits, Aaron Ferner, Joshua Bunn: Going public: the impact of IPOs on facility agreements (24)
  • Susan Wong, Lim Wei Lee, Felix Lee: Sanctions clauses in documentary credit transactions: a cautionary tale (28)
  • David Rouch: Investor duties and sustainability: the turn towards tackling sustainability challenges (31)
  • Matthew Parfitt: Just a minute: inserting the time into pre-prepared board minutes (36)

  • Benjamin Pilling, Ruth Bala: Shared appreciation mortgages: how far can the “unfair relationships” regime stretch? (38)

  • Ciarán McGonagle, Finn Casey Fierro: For whom the code tolls: an integrated, modular architecture for smart derivatives contracts (41)
  • Simon Crown, Monica Sah, Sara Evans: Third country market access for core banking services in the EU: all change from autumn 2026 (45)
  • Jacob J Meagher: The implications of the novel “Audit Duty” on professional service firms: Part 2 (49)

In Practice

  • James Greene, Martin Forbes, Nicola Chapman, Man Hay Yip, : The art of the intercreditor
    Ripping up the rulebook: financing the energy transition (54)
  • Chris Armstrong, Christopher Sullivan: Preparing for a new UK securitisation framework (56)


  • Case Analysis by 3 Verulam Buildings (58)
  • Regulation Update by Norton Rose Fulbright (64)
  • Market Movements by CMS (69)
  • Deals (71)
  • Legal Ease with Lexis+® UK (72)