Emeric Monfront

Emeric Monfront

Managing Associate, London

“I advise on a wide range of structured financial products, with a particular emphasis on prudential regulation and credit risk mitigation arrangements.”

Overview

Education and qualifications

Overview

Emeric specialises in prudential regulation and transactional responses to regulatory change. Emeric’s experience includes OTC, exchange-traded and securitised derivatives, margin lending, insurance and structured financial products.

He has advised on the enforceability of netting, set-off and credit support arrangements and the structuring of clearing platforms, with a focus on insolvency and regulatory capital considerations. Emeric also advises on bespoke credit risk mitigation arrangements for pensions funds and insurers.

Work highlights

His most recent experience includes advising:

  • on innovative credit risk mitigation structures for leading financial institutions in the context of the Capital Requirements Regulation
  • a European banking group on restructuring its internal arrangements in discussion with its prudential regulator - various institutions on regulatory capital optimisation of their cleared derivatives exposures
  • a number of Hong Kong institutions on the Banking Capital Rules and the Securities and Futures (Financial Resources) Rules
  • on loans to UK local authorities

Emeric has been seconded to the London offices of a leading Japanese financial institution and Linklaters’ structured finance and derivatives team in Hong Kong. He frequently works on cross-border structures and transactions, particularly with an Asian nexus.

Education and qualifications

BA in Jurisprudence, Christ Church, University of Oxford, First Class Honours. BCL, Christ Church, University of Oxford, Distinction.

Languages

English, French and Latin.