DCS Resources on Managing Compliance

These presentations may be downloaded with our compliments:

Common Debt Mistakes.pptx and its pdf version, which covers these subjects:

  • — List of common debt mistakes
  • — Understanding your debt agreements
  • — Preparing for your debt negotiations
  • — Negotiating your debt
  • — Post-closing issues
  • — Underestimating default risk and the consequences
  • — Developing a debt compliance process

Developing a Debt Compliance Process.pptx and its pdf version, which covers these subjects;

  • — Executive summary
  • — Common debt compliance weaknesses
  • — How a default cascades into a disaster
  • — Diagnosing your debt compliance process
  • — Policy objectives and means
  • — Managing covenants
  • — Managing an effective compliance process
  • — S&P default risk analysis
  • — Good debt compliance practices

DCS_Best Practices Debt Compliance Policy.docx, which covers these subjects in draft form for you to modify to your company’s conditions and policy format:

  • — Background
  • — Policy Objectives
  • — Covenant Compliance Process
    • •   Covenant checklist
    • •   Compliance determination
    • •   Calendar of required deliverables and payments
    • •   Financial ration analysis
    • •   Permitted baskets analysis
    • •   Communications with lenders
  • — Responsibilities
    • •   CFO
    • •   Treasurer
    • •   Chief Counsel
    • •   Controller
    • •   FP&A Vice President
    • •   SOX manager
    • •   Respondents and Reviewers
    • •   Audit Committee