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Mayer Brown LLP

Capital Markets

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What the team is known for

Versatile capital markets practice with a solid footing in the securitisation and derivatives market. Offers particular expertise in retail structured products issuances. Popular choice for matters relating to OTC derivatives, including implementation of related regulations and clearing. Works closely with several domestic banks handling their entire certificates businesses. Additionally acts on multi-jurisdictional mandates as part of the firm's global network of offices.

Strengths

According to a client, "the whole team, including the associates, is super."

Another interviewee states: "Their work is very convincing in that you can look at everything and see that it's very good quality."

Work highlights

Assisted Deutscher Derivate Verband with the preparation of templates regarding risk factors and disclosure parts for structured retail notes in compliance with the new Prospectus Regulation.

Notable practitioners

Patrick Scholl is well known for his focus on derivatives and primarily advises German banks as well as banking and derivatives associations. He is highly versed in EU prospectus regulation, benchmark interest rate reform and clearing issues. He additionally assists with structured products as well as debt issuance transactions and programmes. A client describes him as "reliable and happy to help," appreciating his "broad knowledge of the German and international markets, his combination of regulatory and civil law expertise and that he reacts quickly and flexibly to our requirements."

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Capital Markets: Derivatives


Patrick Scholl
Band 2