IFF Training

The Mechanics of Loan Documentation (Online)

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Mar 18—Jul 30, 2020
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GBP 2830 ≈USD 3656


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About the course

This intensive course is your essentialonline guide to the documentation used incorporate loans, bilateral loans andsyndicated loans.

The course will take you through step-by-step the different components of loan documentation. It will provide you with a practitioner-focused perspective on: Loan agreements; Indicative offer letters; Guarantees; Letters of comfort; Forms of security; Mortgage debentures; Insolvency and contractual rights; SPV documentation.

One of the major benefits of this course is that it has been developed by one of the most accomplished trainers in the loan documentation world today, Richard Capps. His wealth of practical market experience brings a level of depth and richness to the topic that documentation professionals all over the world have found invaluable after completing his courses. When it comes to demystifying the complexities of loan documentation, you will find no better guide than Richard.

Studying this programme offers you the option of receiving a Postgraduate Certificate from the respected Middlesex University. This is the only Loan Documentation course that offers you the chance to get this qualification.

The course takes place over 16 weeks and consists of eight distance learning units. Every two weeks an additional unit will be released with the associated assessment so you can grasp your understanding before moving on to the next unit.



  • The Choice of Law, Enforcement, Contractual Interpretation, Secondary Lending
  • Pre-requisites for the Enforcement of Contractual Rights
  • The Key Clauses in a Loan Agreement
  • The Syndicated Multicurrency Loan Agreement
  • Guarantees and Letters of Comfort
  • Security Under English Law
  • Insolvency and Contractual Rights
  • When the Borrower is a Special Purpose Vehicle


Through distance learning you can enjoythe benefits of studying, whilst minimising disruption to your existing professional commitments. You can set the pace at which you learn; applying the knowledge, skills and expertise gained from the materials to your work straight away. There’s also the huge savings of cost and time by not having to travel to a training location.

There are two routes of study you can take: the university-validated route and the standard non-validated route. Approaching the topics in a modular format, the course will enable you to grasp the key concepts in a practical way and thus helping you build a firm platform on which to expand your knowledge.

You can study the units online, save them to your computer or print them out. You can also take advantage of the online forum to meet your fellow participants and share knowledge, ideas and information at any time.

At the end of each unit there is a practical assessment that will allow you to benchmark your growth in knowledge and understanding and will also show you what a tangible ROI distance learning provides. Each unit is complimented by a video from the course director, taking you through the components of the course with particular emphasis on complex areas.

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Richard Capps

Richard obtained a law degree from Cambridge University and was called to the English Bar in 1976. Shortly thereafter he entered banking joining Chase Manhattan Bank where, for most of the 5 years service, he was a corporate relationship manager in London and New York. For the following 6 years ...


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