Jeremy C. Jennings-Mares

Senior Of Counsel | London | +44 (0)20 7920 4072
+44 (0)20 7920 4072

Jeremy’s practice focuses on securities, structured products, derivatives and structured financings, and financial regulation. In particular, he advises on:

  • debt securities, including MTN Programmes
  • structured securities, particularly equity-linked, credit-linked and fund-linked;
  • OTC derivatives;
  • securitisations and CLOs; and
  • receivables financings.

His regulatory practice focuses on advising banks and other financial institutions in relation to international financial regulation, in particular in the areas of:

  • securities and financial instruments, including the Prospectus Regulation and Market Abuse Regulation;
  • structured products and OTC derivatives, including PRIIPs, EMIR, MiFID II/MiFIR and the Benchmarks Regulation;
  • financial sector capital and liquidity regulation including the Basel framework and CRD IV/CRR; and
  • financial institution recovery and resolution frameworks and bank ringfencing/separation measures, including the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive and the Banking Reform Act.

Jeremy acts for banks, investment banks and other financial institutions, for issuers and investors in financial instruments and for providers and end-users of derivatives and structured products. He writes and speaks regularly on the above, and other, topics and is a contributor to the Covered Bonds Handbook, published by Practising Law Institute and Structured Products, published by Risk Books . Jeremy co-authored “The Approaches to Bank Resolution,” a chapter in Bank Resolution: The European Regime (Oxford University Press, 2016). He also contributed a chapter on “The Bail-In Tool” to “Understanding Bank Recovery and Resolution in the EU: A Guidebook to the BRRD” (compiled by World Bank Group Finance and Markets).

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, he was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer from 2001 to 2007, practising in both London and Asia.

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