Articles

OTC derivatives and the ISDA Master Agreement: (how) does it work under Dutch law? (part 1)

OTC derivatives and the ISDA Master Agreement: (how) does it work unde

OTC derivatives and the ISDA Master Agreement: (how) does it work under Dutch law? (part 1)

23.10.2017 NL law

Most over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives are entered into under an ISDA Master Agreement. One of the major aims of the Master Agreement is to control the credit risk that the counterparties are mutually exposed to. The early termination and close-out netting provisions form the core of the Master Agreement.

A Dutch court may apply elements of Dutch law when interpreting the Master Agreement even when a valid choice for English law or the laws of the State of New York has been made. In general, those elements of Dutch law do not affect the enforceability of the early termination and close-out netting provisions of the Master Agreement. However, there are some important points that may be of interest to market participants entering into transactions with a Dutch counterparty.

Read the full article.  

Related news

25.04.2018 EU law
25 April 2018: Stibbe sponsors LPEA Insights conference in Luxembourg on 'Building the Real Economy'

Conference - LPEA, Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, organises a conference in Luxembourg, which brings on stage General Partners (GPs) and Limited Partners (LPs) to discuss and showcase the private equity sector from the perspective of local practitioners, together with additional contributions from guest speakers specially invited to the event. Stibbe Luxembourg is a proud sponsor of this event, which some of our lawyers will attend.  

Read more

11.04.2018 NL law
Court of Appeal: Deed of pledge does not cover all present receivables

Short Reads - 's-Hertogenbosch Court of Appeal denies pledgee's claim that all present and future receivables of the pledgor were pledged to it by a deed of pledge dated 20 January 2014 and ruled that the receivables listed in the schedule attached to the deed of pledge were leading to establish on which receivables a right of pledge was created.

Read more

10.04.2018 NL law
Inkoop van eigen aandelen door beursvennootschappen

Articles - Nu de financiële crisis aan zijn eind lijkt te zijn gekomen, en veel beursgenoteerde ondernemingen een goed gevulde kas hebben, lijkt de inkoop van eigen aandelen weer in zwang te raken. Onder strikte voorwaarden is de inkoop van eigen aandelen door een uitgevende instelling uitgezonderd van het in de Market Abuse Regulation geformuleerde marktmanipulatieverbod en het verbod op het gebruikmaken van voorwetenschap. In dit artikel bespreekt Roderik Vrolijk vanuit een praktisch perspectief deze uitzonderingen.  

Read more

19.03.2018 EU law
The third-party effects of cross-border assignments of claims – Draft EU Regulation aiming to achieve legal certainty

Short Reads - On 12 March 2018, the European Commission (EC) published proposals on covered bonds, cross-border distribution of investment funds and cross-border transactions in claims and securities. The proposals are linked to the 2015 Action Plan on Capital Markets Union (CMU) and the European Commission's Mid-term Review that was published in June 2017.

Read more

Our website uses cookies: third party analytics cookies to best adapt our website to your needs & cookies to enable social media functionalities. For more information on the use of cookies, please check our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Please note that you can change your cookie opt-ins at any time via your browser settings.

Privacy – en cookieverklaring