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Parya Badie



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Parya Badie



Parya specialises in derivatives and structured finance transactions, with a particular emphasis on synthetic significant risk transfer products, bespoke OTC funding trades as well as structured credit and equity derivatives.

She advises regularly on insurance-capital markets cross-over structures including regulatory capital driven transactions and longevity and mortality derivatives. She has advised on a number of market firsts including the first synthetic securitisation in respect of exclusively UK ESG assets.

Parya also has significant experience advising bank and sponsor side on the hedging aspects of project financings and real estate financings, securitisations and CLOs, including the restructuring of large hedging portfolios and contentious matters arising therefrom. Parya also advises on collateral arrangements, including most recently the implementation of the uncleared margin rules. She has been a member of various ISDA working group committees and has worked as drafting counsel on industry standard documentation.

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News: 18 NOVEMBER 2021

A&O advises the underwriters on EUR 1.35 billion share capital increase of Public Power Corporation S.A.

Allen & Overy has advised Citi and Goldman Sachs as international joint global co-ordinators and Alpha Bank, Eurobank, Euroxx Securities, National Bank of Greece and Piraeus Bank as international…

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Publications: 05 OCTOBER 2021

LIBOR transition and loan hedging: basis risk and how to deal with it

Global LIBOR transition efforts continue apace.  However, switching hedged loans to risk free rates is a particularly challenging area.  We discuss what borrowers, lenders and hedge providers really…

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Publications: 25 JANUARY 2021

The new EU STS framework for on-balance sheet (synthetic) securitisations

On 16 December 2020, the Council of the European Union published final compromise proposals for a package of measures dubbed the “Capital Markets Recovery Package”, these were adopted by the European…

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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2020

Insights into the European Banking Authority's Significant Risk Transfer report: A clear picture emerges

The EBA’s long-awaited Report on Significant Risk Transfer (SRT) was published on 23 November. The Report builds on the EBA’s 2017 SRT Discussion Paper and subsequent consultation with market…

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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


JD, Law, Harvard Law School

BA, University of North Texas, 1994