Jeremy C. Jennings-Mares

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

Jeremy’s practice focuses on financial regulation, advising banks, funds, investment managers and advisers and other financial institutions in relation to European financial regulation, in particular in the areas of:

  • securities and financial instruments, including the Prospectus Regulation, Market Abuse Regulation, PRIIPs Regulation, and UK financial promotions;
  • funds, including AIFMD, SFDR/Taxonomy Regulation/Low Carbon Benchmarks Regulation, private placement regimes and passporting, pre-marketing activities and alternative fund structures;
  • securitisations and structured financial instruments, including the Securitisation Regulation, the PRIIPs Regulation and the Benchmarks Regulation;
  • OTC derivatives, repo and securities lending, including EMIR and the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation;
  • the provision of financial services, including MiFID/MiFIR, the UK’s FCA regulatory perimeter, FCA Handbook compliance and licensing/control issues; and
  • financial institution recovery and resolution frameworks, including the BRRD, and bank ring-fencing/separation measures.

Jeremy also has many years of capital markets and finance transaction experience, including debt securities, structured securities, OTC derivatives, securitisations and CLOs and receivables financings.

Jeremy writes and speaks on the above financial regulatory, 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 the 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 an international law firm from 2001 to 2007, practising in both London and Asia.

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