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Ross Stewart

Partner

Hong Kong

Ross Stewart

Partner

Hong Kong

Ross is a partner who specialises in derivatives and structured finance transactions as well as derivatives regulatory reform.

He advises leading international financial institutions and buy-side firms on the full range of OTC and securitized derivatives transactions, repackaging programmes, CLOs, equity financing (in margin loan and derivatives format), asset-backed financing and complex cross-border financing solutions. He has broad experience across a spectrum of product types including equity, credit, fund-linked, FX, interest rates, repos and stock lending and credit risk management.

Ross is at the forefront of the implementation of margin rules for uncleared derivatives in APAC. In particular, Ross spearheaded the application of MarginMatrix in the region and devised TransforMatrix, an online tool to draft regulatory compliant margin documentation. TransforMatrix was ranked “Highly Commended” in the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2017.

Ross is recognised as a leading lawyer by major legal directories with clients remarking that he is "incredibly smart, commercial and hard-working on anything to do with derivatives and structured products".


Office

Hong Kong

Allen & Overy
9th Floor, Three Exchange Square, Central
Hong Kong

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005

Registered foreign lawyer, Hong Kong, 2008

Admitted as solicitor, Hong Kong, 2011

Academic

BA, Law, Trinity College, Dublin, 2002