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Knox Mcilwain



Knox Mcilwain



Knox advises financial institutions with an emphasis on the regulation, resiliency, and resolution of global, systemically important banks.

He has been actively engaged with both market participants and regulators in transatlantic regulatory reform initiatives to develop innovative approaches to financial company insolvency, such as the “bail-in” and “single point of entry” resolution strategies. Knox regularly advises clients on creditors’ rights and financial company insolvency matters, particularly as they apply to financial institutions and derivatives.

Knox has advised global banks and industry associations in the US, EU and Canada on the treatment of swaps and other financial contracts during resolution, including advising on the Resolution Stay Protocols. He has also advised on TLAC and MREL requirements in the US and Europe, including banks on issuances and structuring and buy-side participants on implications for investors.

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Publications: 06 MARCH 2020

Cartolarizzazioni: le novità rilevanti introdotte dal Decreto Milleproroghe

In data 1° marzo 2020 è entrata in vigore la legge di conversione (la Legge) del  decreto legge 30 dicembre 2019 n. 162 recante disposizioni urgenti in materia di proroga di termini legislativi (c.d.…

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Titoli professionali

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2008

Titoli accademici

J.D., New York University School of Law, New York, NY, 2007

M.S., The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1999

B.S., Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, 1995