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Practical Law for finance

Strengthen your financial practice with Thomson Reuters Practical Law

You’ve made a considerable investment in your practice. You know the law and follow developments in the market. You work hard to make your practice grow. Make your investment pay off by partnering with the premier legal resource, Practical Law.

Expert guidance from attorney-editors

When you are supported by Practical Law, you gain the expertise of a team of U.S.-based, licensed senior attorney-editors who average 12-14 years of experience in finance practice, mostly in Am Law 200 firms. These attorney-editors dedicate around one-third of their time simply to stay on top of the latest developments in law and market practice.

Then, they take this information and put it together in useful forms such as:

  • Checklists – Make sure you won’t miss a step in any complex process, such as collateral perfection steps, closing a loan, due diligence, retaining foreign and local counsel, and loan covenant negotiation and compliance.
  • Documents and clauses – Access model loan and security agreement documents, guaranties, promissory notes, opinions, assignment agreements, letters of credit, certificates, collateral documents, and forbearance agreements.
  • How-to guides/information – Find a variety of important topics, such as lending, commitment letters, intercreditor agreements, sponsor negotiating issues, second lien loans, first-out revolvers, middle market lending, perfection of security interests, and subordination.
  • What’s Market – Stay on top of trends in finance market practice with four databases that provide comparative summaries, analysis, and custom reports.

Expand your finance practice

Establish authority

Hone your proficiency on familiar topics or dive into new areas of finance with overviews, analysis, and source documents.

Enhance your reputation

Establish your firm as the go-to financial counsel by using our legal updates to keep on top of current events, changes in law, and market practice to help you best represent your clients.

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Solo and small law firms (1-29 attorneys)

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