Changes to the legal and regulatory landscape for fund-level derivatives transactions

Changes to the legal and regulatory landscape for fund-level derivatives transactions

This article written by Jonathan Gilmour and Joseph Wren at Travers Smith considers how certain alternative investment funds (currently those managed by a manager authorised under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and potentially, in future, all EU alternative investment funds) may need to update their legal documentation in order to margin (exchange collateral on) their derivatives transactions. It also touches upon whether alternative structures are available to allow funds to execute their risk management strategies without the need to margin.

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Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.