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Mayer Brown International LLP

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201 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3AF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3130 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 3130 3001
Web:
www.mayerbrown.com

Edmund "Ed" Parker

Tel:
Work +44 20 3130 3922
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Edmund Parker is global co-head of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice, and head of the firm’s Banking & Finance practice in London. The Derivatives & Structured Products recently won European Law Firm of the Year, and was nominated for Global Law Firm of the Year, at the 2015 Global Capital Awards. He advises on complex OTC and structured credit, equity, fx and commodity derivatives (including emissions trading), as well as insurance and pensions-linked derivative structures. He advises on distressed derivatives, together with our litigators and insolvency specialists; as well as advising on central clearing issues and derivatives regulation, together with our regulatory team. Ed has strong structured finance/debt issuance skills in particular in relation to CLOs and hybrid structures.

Career

Ed has written extensively on derivatives matters (see News & Publications). He is the industry’s most widely published lawyer on the subject, with his views regularly sought by the press and on television. His written works include an acclaimed trilogy of derivatives books, consisting of, as sole author Credit Derivatives: Documenting and Understanding Credit Derivative Products, as sole editor Equity Derivatives: Documenting and Understanding Equity Derivative Products, and as co-editor Commodity Derivatives: Documenting and Understanding Commodity Derivative Products. He is currently finalising his new book, Credit Derivatives: Understanding and Working with the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions, which will be released in 2016. Ed is a co-head of the firm’s India practice.

Languages

English Spanish

Member

Assistant to the Court of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors of the City of London Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Solicitors of the City of London Granted the Freedom of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors of the City of London Granted the Freedom of the City of London Member of PLC Finance (Practical Law Company) consultation board. Practical Law Company (PLC) is the leading provider of legal know-how, transactional analysis and market intelligence for lawyers. The consultation board comprises leading experts in Finance and related areas.

Education

The College of Law, London; Legal Practice Course Queen Mary, University of London; LLM, International Business Law Dundee University; LLB, (Hons)

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