Peter Green focuses primarily on structured credit, structured products and derivatives transactions. He represents investment banks, issuers, investors and other providers of financial services in relation to public offerings and private placements of debt instruments. Mr. Green also has extensive experience with reorganisation and insolvency matters and in relation to advising on financial regulatory issues.
Mr. Green's experience includes the establishment of emtn and other continuous issuance programs, credit, equity, commodity and fund linked securities issuances, advising in relation to securitisations and collateralized debt obligations (both true sale and synthetic structures), asset backed commercial paper programmes for European and U.S. issuers, CPPI transactions and other matters involving structured derivatives. He has acted for arrangers, lead managers, portfolio managers, issuers, investors and rating agencies, advising on both the legal and regulatory aspects of such transactions.
He has also acted for other service providers, including trustees including on their on-going role on structured finance issuances and in relation their duties and obligations in relation to transactions subject to an Event of Default, unwinding and/or restructuring.
Mr Green has been actively involved in a number of restructuring and insolvency transactions, both before and during the financial crisis, including advising insolvency officials appointed to major financial institutions with significant cross-border activities. He has also advised investors in relation to their claims against entities subject to insolvency or restructuring.
Mr Green has also advised financial institutions on a wide variety of regulatory issues including the impact of Basel III, CRD IV, MiFID II / MiFIR, PRIPs, EU Recovery and Resolution proposed legislation on financial institutions and products and the implementation of the ICB proposals for bank ring-fencing and bail-in in the UK.
Mr Green has spoken and written extensively on the above matters and is a contributor to Covered Bonds Handbook, published by Practising Law Institute (2010).
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Mr. Green was a partner with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London from 2000 to 2007.