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Knox Mcilwain

Partner

London

Knox Mcilwain

Partner

London

Knox advises financial institutions with an emphasis on the regulation, resiliency, and resolution of global, systemically important banks.

He has been actively engaged with both market participants and regulators in transatlantic regulatory reform initiatives to develop innovative approaches to financial company insolvency, such as the “bail-in” and “single point of entry” resolution strategies. Knox regularly advises clients on creditors’ rights and financial company insolvency matters, particularly as they apply to financial institutions and derivatives.

Knox has advised global banks and industry associations in the US, EU and Canada on the treatment of swaps and other financial contracts during resolution, including advising on the Resolution Stay Protocols. He has also advised on TLAC and MREL requirements in the US and Europe, including banks on issuances and structuring and buy-side participants on implications for investors.

"Tremendous intellect matched with an ability to explain matters of great complextity and nuance efficiently and understandably." Client Recommendation 2021, IFLR 1000

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2008

Academic

J.D., New York University School of Law, New York, NY, 2007

M.S., The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1999

B.S., Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, 1995