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.”


Education and qualifications


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 financial institutions, pensions funds and insurers.

Work highlights

His most recent experience includes advising:

  • on innovative credit risk mitigation structures (both intra-group and with third parties) for leading financial institutions in the context of the Capital Requirements Regulation
  • on the impact of sanctions on financings, accounts and payment systems
  • financial institutions on regulatory capital optimisation of their cleared derivatives exposures
  • Hong Kong institutions on the Banking Capital Rules and the Securities and Futures (Financial Resources) Rules
  • on loans to UK local authorities and pension funds

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.


English, French and Latin.