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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


The digital future of syndicated loans

10 June 2019

Are we at the dawn of a new era in which a syndicated loan is seamlessly negotiated, executed, recorded, funded, managed, traded and regulated entirely on one technology platform?

While this might be a little further on the horizon, financial institutions are already using or trialling a range of technology tools in all phases of the loan life cycle, from origination to secondary trading, and in key functions such as loan servicing and risk management. In this article, we explore the benefits and opportunities, as well as the legal, regulatory and practical challenges, of some of today’s most talked about technologies in relation to syndicated loans.

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