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Derek Poon

Associate

New York

Poon Derek
Derek Poon

Associate

New York

Derek is a member of the securitization and structured finance group in our New York office. Derek has experience representing and advising sponsors, underwriters and issuers in domestic and cross-border securitizations and structured finance transactions across a wide range of structures and asset classes.

His experience includes asset-backed securities, including securitizations of credit card receivables and auto loans and leases, covered bonds, trade receivables, trade finance and collateral loan obligations. Derek also regularly advises clients on regulatory matters in connection with structured finance transactions, in particular on U.S. credit risk retention and Volcker Rule issues. Derek is a native English speaker and is conversant in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

Derek was named an 'associate to watch' by Chambers USA 2021. In Legal 500 2020, it is noted that "Derek Poon is knowledgeable and steps in when addressing tricky issues."

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Publications: 16 February 2018

"Transfer" means transfer: LSTA CLO decision raises broader questions regarding U.S. risk retention rules

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013

Academic

J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2012

B.A., magna cum laude, Middlebury College, 2007