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Derek Poon

Senior Counsel

New York

Poon Derek
Derek Poon

Senior Counsel

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 finance assets, esoteric and renewables, 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 recognized in Legal 500 2020 and is listed in Chambers USA 2021 and Chambers USA 2022 as an “Associate to Watch”. Derek is a native English speaker and is conversant in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.

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Publications: 16 December 2022

SEC Rule 15c2-11: New relief for 144A participants

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Publications: 06 February 2020

Proposed Revisions to the Volcker Rule

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

Office

New York

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

Recognition

Awards & accolades

Associates to Watch

Chambers USA 2022, Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS