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Emma Dwyer



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Emma Dwyer



Emma is a partner in Allen & Overy’s derivatives and structured finance team in London, a member of The Markets Innovation Group and advises on a broad range of issues relating to derivatives and structured finance transactions.

Emma has been heavily involved in the evolving market infrastructure built to address the OTC derivatives regulation, including in connection with clearing, uncleared margin and reporting. Emma has worked closely with industry bodies including with ISDA, FIA Europe and SiFMA AMG) on numerous OTC derivatives regulatory initiatives. Advisotry work in recent years has also included regulatory capital treatment of cleared trades and IBOR transition and the impact on the derivatives market and participants' regulatory obligations.

Emma advises a wide cross section of market participants, (including sellside and buyside), market infrastructure providers (including CCPs and trade repositories) and trade associations on all aspects of derivatives regulatory implementation, documentation and advocacy and engages with regulatores (in the US, Europe and the UK) in doing so.

As a key market educator, Emma continues to speak at many industry events for ISDA and others around the world on EMIR, Brexit and IBOR.

News & insights

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Publications: 03 AUGUST 2020

Brexit and its impact on the cleared derivatives markets: a primer

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and is in a transitional period that ends on 31 December 2020. During this period, EU law continues to apply in and to the UK and UK financial services firms…

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Publications: 22 JULY 2020

Podcast: Face to Face with Andri Wardhani: Women in Tech (Part 1)

This is the first episode in our Jakarta Women’s Network series. The aim of this series is to open up a dialogue around a range of topics relating to women in business in Indonesia. 

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News: 17 JULY 2020

Allen & Overy has advised PTT Public Company Limited on the establishment of its debut local and global MTN programmes and the first ever 50-year USD-denominated corporate bond in Asia

Allen & Overy has advised PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), Thailand’s fully integrated multinational petroleum and petrochemical company, on its establishment of local and global MTN programmes and…

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Publications: 08 FEBRUARY 2019

Podcast: Beyond Brexit Introduction to UK EMIR

In this episode of our Brexit podcast series, Emma Dwyer, partner, and Emma Lancelott, senior lawyer, in our Derivatives and Structured Finance practice discuss what the UK version of the European…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998


BA Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 1994