Moving your capital markets transactions to a new trustee can not only be faster and easier than you think, but also provide you with competitive advantages There is an unusually high level of uncertainty in today’s global capital markets. From interest rates, inflation, and geopolitical problems to regulatory/tax proposals and the move to new reference rates, issuers need to successfully manage an overload of questions.
This article reprint was published in the April 6, 2021 issue of Law360. One of the most essential elements to help ensure a successful post-settlement outcome is the establishment and administration of an effective, comprehensive settlement trust fund or funds. Based on our experience with administering two environmental mitigation trusts funded with the money from the 2016 Volkswagen AG settlements, we believe there are three core skill areas that are vital to a trustee’s success.