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Emma Dwyer

Partner

London

Dwyer Emma
Emma Dwyer

Partner

London

Emma is a partner in Allen & Overy’s derivatives and structured finance team in London, a member of our 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. Advisory 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

Allen & Overy has 12 female lawyers named in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021

News: 05 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy has 12 female lawyers named in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021

Allen & Overy has had 12 female lawyers from its London office named in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021 list, which recognises the leading female transactional experts in local markets globally.

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Bird's eye view of a tropical beach next to a forest

Publications: 18 MARCH 2021

Framing securities lending for the sustainability era: ISLA-A&O white paper

Sustainability has become a key issue in financial services. In our joint white paper published with the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA), we have examined how securities lending…

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Panoramic view of a train track looking towards the horizon

Publications: 16 OCTOBER 2020

Global regulatory developments in the London Interbank Offered Rate

Key interbank offered rates (IBORs) are undergoing a period of change as regulators have recommended that firms consider adoption of alternative, overnight and generally risk-free rates. 

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Latest thinking - Brexit and its impact

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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Office

London

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One Bishops Square
London
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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1998

Academic

BA Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 1994