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Simmons & Simmons

CITYPOINT, ONE ROPEMAKER STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 9SS, ENGLAND
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Work +44 20 7628 2020
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Fax +44 20 7628 2070
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Ross Miller

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Simmons & Simmons

Position

Ross is a restructuring and finance lawyer who acts for banks, funds and corporates on a wide range of cross-border restructuring and banking transactions. His practice particularly focuses on restructurings, distressed financings, distressed debt investment and analysis, and loan, bond and claim trading. Ross is an active member of the Loan Market Association’s secondary documentation committee, which prepares, reviews and updates the market standard documentation used throughout the European loan market for par and distressed debt trading.

Career

Corporate recovery and restructuring team of a leading international law firm; managed the legal and risk management teams Deutsche Bank AG’s European Distressed Products Group, London; partner Simmons & Simmons LLP 2012.

Member

Full member The Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3) and Insolvency Lawyers’ Association (successfully undertook the UK Joint Insolvency Examination Board’s licensed insolvency practitioner examinations 2004).


London: Finance

Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Within: Corporate restructuring and insolvency

Simmons & Simmons handles a wide range of restructuring and insolvency work for a varied array of stakeholders, including IPs, banks and corporates. Leveraging its excellent overall fund credentials, the team particularly stands out for its ability to provide 'commercial advice' on matters at the more transactional end of the restructuring continuum. Ross Miller and Alyson Lockett are particularly accomplished in relation to distressed M&A and debt trading, and are key members of the team that also includes Peter Manning, whose expertise includes both contentious and non-contentious matters.

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  • Failure to counter financial crime: Norwich Union Life

    In December 2007, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) imposed a fine of ÂŁ1.26m on Norwich Union Life (part of the Aviva Group), one of the largest life insurance businesses in the UK with around seven million customers. The fine related to failures to take reasonable care to establish and maintain effective systems and controls for countering the risks of financial crime. The fine is the latest confirmation of the emphasis being placed on protecting clients and customers from the threat of financial crime.
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