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Amanda Thomas



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Amanda Thomas



Amanda is head of the International Capital Markets Know-How & Training team and is responsible for the development and management of internal and external knowledge resources and training programmes. She is actively involved in many industry working groups on debt capital markets related issues, including the impact of the EEA prospectus and market abuse regimes, the Transparency Directive, the PRIIPS Regulation, MiFID, IBOR discontinuation and Brexit on the markets. Prior to taking on a knowledge role Amanda worked as an associate at Allen & Overy gaining experience of a wide range of international capital markets transactions, including structured and equity linked issues, covered warrant issues, vanilla debt issues, ECP, Global CP and EMTN Programmes.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Oxford University Press Capital Markets Law Journal.



Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1994

Admitted as solicitor, Ireland, 2018


LLB (European) (Hons), German, University of Exeter, 1991

News & insights

Publications: 30 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – Podcast: Practical implications for European primary debt capital markets

International Capital Markets partner Amanda Thomas and Jennifer Cresswell, a counsel in the International Capital Markets practice share their thoughts with ICMA on the practical implications of…

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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Brexit Podcast: The Brexit transition period - Business as usual for mainstream debt capital issuance for now

Unlike our previous Brexit podcast which focused on points relevant to a no-deal exit, this podcast covers the impact of the UK leaving the EU on 31 January with a deal and a transition period.

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Publications: 15 JANUARY 2020

The Brexit transition period – business as usual for mainstream debt capital market issuance for now

The securing of a significant majority by the Conservatives in the December UK general election means that it is now likely that the UK will indeed leave the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. 

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Publications: 01 OCTOBER 2019

Preparing for a hard Brexit - ten points relevant to mainstream debt capital market issuance

The current political landscape means that uncertainty as to the nature of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU continues. It remains a possibility that the UK will leave the EU on 31 October 2019 without…

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