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Jeanette Cruz

Partner

London

Cruz Jeanette
Jeanette Cruz

Partner

London

Jeanette is a high yield partner in our London office. She regularly advises issuers, underwriters and financial sponsors in Rule 144A/Regulation S high yield bond offerings and also has extensive experience in bridge financings and restructurings. She has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the high yield space (Legal 500, 2017 and IFLR1000, 2017)

Jeanette is “an exceptionally committed and very skilled lawyer”, with sources saying that she is “on top of the issues” and that they “feel comfortable when they know she is working behind the scenes in a difficult transaction”. Chambers & Partners UK

Jeanette is “highly recommended and second to none in [her] knowledge”. She is also described as “accessible, thorough and responsive...” Legal 500

Recent deals include Metinvest, Iceland Foods, Intralot, Armacell, Balta Group, Selecta, Millennium Offshore Services, CenterParcs, Refresco, TMD Friction, 1st Credit, Şişecam and Alcatel Lucent.

News & insights

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Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Brexit Podcast: The Brexit transition period - Business as usual for mainstream debt capital issuance for now

Unlike our previous Brexit podcast which focused on points relevant to a no-deal exit, this podcast covers the impact of the UK leaving the EU on 31 January with a deal and a transition period.

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Singapore Legal Update - January 2020

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

MAS consultations on the regulation of digital payment tokens

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued three new consultations each dealing with different aspects of the regulation of digital payment tokens (DPTs) under the Payment Services Act (PSA). It has also recently clarified that where a DPT may be characterized as either a debenture or as e-money, its policy approach will be to regulate it as e-money. Note that the PSA will come into force on 28 January 2020.

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Singapore company wound up in the U.S not allowed to block enforcement of charge over its shares

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020

Singapore company wound up in the U.S not allowed to block enforcement of charge over its shares

In a recent case, the High Court had to consider whether to apply a moratorium to the enforcement of a share charge taken over the shares in a Singapore company where that company was subject to insolvency proceedings in the United States. It held that it had no basis to do so under section 259 of the Companies Act which renders void a transfer of shares in company made after the commencement of a winding up by the Singapore Court as that section did not apply to a foreign proceedings.

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Publications: 17 MAY 2019

The path to safety is difficult, long and slow

To mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia we look at how A&O supports LGBT+ refugees

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Capital Markets

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the bar, State of California, USA, 1998

Academic

BA, Pomona College, 1995

JD, Columbia Law School, 1998

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