Emma is a partner in Allen & Overy’s derivatives and structured finance team in London, a member of our Markets Innovation Group and advises on a broad range of issues relating to derivatives and structured finance transactions.
Emma has been heavily involved in the evolving market infrastructure built to address the OTC derivatives regulation, including in connection with clearing, uncleared margin and reporting. Emma has worked closely with industry bodies including with ISDA, FIA Europe and SiFMA AMG) on numerous OTC derivatives regulatory initiatives. Advisory work in recent years has also included regulatory capital treatment of cleared trades and IBOR transition and the impact on the derivatives market and participants' regulatory obligations.
Emma advises a wide cross section of market participants, (including sellside and buyside), market infrastructure providers (including CCPs and trade repositories) and trade associations on all aspects of derivatives regulatory implementation, documentation and advocacy and engages with regulatores (in the US, Europe and the UK) in doing so.
As a key market educator, Emma continues to speak at many industry events for ISDA and others around the world on EMIR, Brexit and IBOR.
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