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Tom Roberts

Partner

London

Roberts Tom
Tom Roberts

Partner

London

Tom is one of the founding partners of Allen & Overy’s Market Innovations Group. Tom specializes in delivering technology and resourcing solutions for large scale projects and is currently leading delivery of global IBOR transition projects for US and European banks, including use of IBORMatrix (a proprietary AI and document automation tool). Prior to that Tom worked extensively on Brexit and variation margin reappearing projects.

Tom was at the forefront of the development and delivery of MarginMatrix (a regulatory compliance and repapering tool, and related joint venture with Deloitte to help several global banks with the negotiation of thousands of contracts) and BrexitMatrix (a workflow, document automation and outreach tool for migration of trading documentation to EU entities).

Tom’s background is in OTC derivatives and he has been a member of various ISDA working group committees and advised ISDA on the Standard CSA and on the WGMR project addressing market implementation of the margin rules for uncleared trades. Tom has been recognised as a “Rising Star” in IFLR 1000.

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

EU Securitisation Regulation – The end of tax notification obligation for European investors in Australian securitisations

On 5 October 2021, some good news for the Australian securitisation market came from the EU following a decision by the Council (linked here) to recognise that Australia has implemented all the…

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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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News: 29 SEPTEMBER 2021

A&O advises on ICBC’s issuance of USD6.16 billion AT1 capital bonds

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers on the issuance of USD6.16bn undated Additional Tier 1 capital bonds by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), the largest bank in…

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006