Charles Kerrigan is a partner in the Banking & International Finance Team at CMS. Charles acts on credit finance matters within the Real Estate and TMT sectors. He acts for domestic and international lenders and for investors, funds and other institutions.
He is a leading expert on digital money, the law of bank payments and blockchain technology giving strategic and technical advice to financial institutions and regulators. He sits on the Financial Markets Law Committee on Virtual Currencies and chairs a panel at the Tomorrow's Transactions (Digital Money) Forum.
He is recognised as a leading contributor to the development of TMT Finance working with the UK Intellectual Property Office, the Bank of England and the British Bankers Association, among others.
Charles previously worked at Slaughter and May and at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. He has practised in London and New York.
Charles writes for the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law and is the author of TMT Finance Law and Practice, First Edition 2016.
This Practice Note looks at automated financial product advisers (or ‘robo-advisers’): automated computer systems that provide financial planning services with little or no human intervention. They are emerging across the financial service industry, helping consumers choose investments, banking products and insurance policies.
This cross border Banking & Finance guide provides a summary of the key issues for lenders providing commercial loan facilities in England and Wales including loan markets and recent developments, lending, security and guarantees, enforcement, intercreditor issues and governing law and disputes
This Checklist sets out the principal assumptions which are typically found in legal opinions issued on loan transactions. It assumes that the transaction documentation will be governed by English law and that the borrower is incorporated in England and Wales. However, the Checklist also includes assumptions which are typically included in an English law legal opinion where either the transaction documentation (or some of it) and the borrower are incorporated overseas. Where relevant, it cross refers to the relevant provision in the Lexis®PSL precedent legal opinion letter
This Checklist sets out the principal qualifications which are typically found in legal opinions issued on loan transactions. it assumes that the transaction documentation will be governed by English law and that the borrower is incorporated in England and Wales. However, the Checklist also includes qualifications which are typically included in and English law legal opinion where either the transaction documentation (or some of it) and the borrower are incorporated overseas
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