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Kate Sumpter

Partner

London

Sumpter Kate
Kate Sumpter

Partner

London

Kate is a partner in our Financial Services Regulatory practice. She has over 14 years’ experience in the financial services sector and has extensive experience of dealing with complex regulatory-driven structural change projects for international banks. She has also assisted a number of international banking institutions with designing and developing their legal entity structures. Kate is a core member of Allen & Overy’s Brexit team, working with clients to develop their Brexit plans. She recently led on the regulatory aspects of Allen & Overy’s mandate to advise HSBC on ring-fencing and operational continuity implementation.

Kate advises a number of banks and financial market infrastructure bodies (including payment systems) on regulatory matters and outsourcing arrangements. She regularly advises on all aspects of the bank recovery and resolution regime, including operational continuity aspects, and on the structuring of risk mitigation arrangements to ensure robustness insolvency and resolution. Kate has acted as a member of the Banking Liaison Panel, a working group established by HM Treasury to consider bank and investment failure, on behalf of ISDA.

Kate was recognised as “Best in Financial Regulation” at the Euromoney Europe Women in Business Law Awards 2019, is ranked as a “Leading Lawyer – Highly Regarded” in IFLR1000 and is listed as a Next Generation Partner by Legal500 UK 2021 for Financial Services Regulation.

News & insights

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News: 04 JUNE 2021

A&O conseille Eurazeo sur la cession de sa participation dans Planet à Advent International

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé le groupe d'investissement Eurazeo dans le cadre de la signature d’un accord pour la cession de sa participation dans Planet, acteur mondial des solutions de paiement,…

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News: 27 MAY 2021

A&O conseille la SCPI Accès Valeur Pierre

Allen & Overy a conseillé la SCPI Accès Valeur Pierre gérée par BNP Paribas REIM France dans le cadre de la facilité de crédit d’investissement d’un montant total de 80 millions d'euros accordée par…

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News: 18 MAY 2021

A&O conseille Natixis et UniCredit sur le financement de l’acquisition de TowerTel S.p.A. par Phoenix Tower International

Allen & Overy a conseillé les arrangeurs, prêteurs et banques de couverture (Natixis et UniCredit) dans le cadre du financement de l'acquisition de TowerTel S.p.A. par Phoenix Tower International,…

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News: 17 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy conseille les six réseaux bancaires français dans le cadre de la mise en place du dispositif de prêts participatifs garantis par l’Etat du Plan France Relance

Allen & Overy a conseillé les réseaux BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel, BPCE/Natixis et de La Banque Postale qui ont mobilisé environ 11 milliards d’euros (un montant sans…

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London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professionnelles

Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 2002

Admitted as solicitor, High Court of Australia, 2002

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006

Académiques

BCom LLB, University of Wollongong, 2001

Graduate Diploma, Advanced Insolvency Law & Practice, University of Southern Queensland, 2004