Consultancy

We have fulfilled wide and varied briefs in the 18 years we’ve been offering our consultancy service, masterminding completion of whole projects to time and budget or assembling teams of experienced people to do the project work under DDL’s management.

Examples of consultancy projects DDL has undertaken are:

Planning and implementation of novation exercises 
These are often following a takeover or merger of banks or the transfer of deals to another branch of a bank. Find out more about Novation Exercises here...

Audit of the constituent elements of Agreements
These are often but not exclusively in relation to credit rating triggers agreed. Find out more about our work with Audit Agreements here...

Composition of documentation negotiation procedures and policy manuals.
These are useful to new negotiators joining a client or to consolidate existing policies recorded in numerous separate documents. It can sometimes be a regulatory requirement. Click here to find out more...

Review and analysis of templates used for master agreements and confirmations
These are particularly useful when the client’s current standard templates were composed several years ago and may be getting out of date. Find out more here...

Establishing documentation tracking systems
This type of work is often done in conjunction with the client's IT department. For more details click here...

Documentation credit issue consultancy
We have worked on projects where we have been used as the communication link between credit, legal, documentation and trading functions. Find out more about our credit issue consultancy work here...

Formulation of Schedules or Annexes to the main master agreements in the market
This is often done for clients who are new to the markets concerned and would like to know which terms are considered market standard and which not. Click here to learn more...

Bespoke market surveys to client specifications
Find out more about our bespoke market surveys here...

Planning and setting up derivatives documentation units
Find out more about our derivatives documentation units here...

Reordering and temporarily running derivatives documentation units
Find out more about our derivatives documentation units here...

Cross border legal analysis of documentation issues

This list is not exhaustive and DDL would be pleased to discuss your precise requirements. If you are interested, please email us here, or call us on +44 20 7060 1335. Our full contact details can be found in the 'Contact Us' section of this website.