Legal Opinions




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This page hosts all legal opinions related to the: Master Repurchase Agreement (MRA); Master Securities Loan Agreement (MSLA); and Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreement (MSFTA). You will be prompted to enter your member login.

Five opinions on the enforceability and netting provisions of the Master Repurchase Agreement (MRA) from counsel in the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and the U.S.

Netting and general enforceability for the Master Securities Loan Agreement (MSLA) under U.S. law.

Netting and general enforceability opinions for the Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreement (MSFTA).