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Jason Brooks

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Jason Brooks is a partner in the Financial Services and Products group.  He advises leading investment and retail banks as well as other financial institutions and corporates on a wide range of derivatives and structured products. 

Jason specialises in derivative-linked and asset-backed securities and advises on both wholesale and retail structured product offerings linked to a wide range of asset classes including credit, equities, funds, commodities, indices and rates. 

Jason also advises on repos, securities lending, collateral structures and netting.  He is currently advising clients on the impact of EMIR and other regulations relating to derivatives and structured products. 

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05/03/2021
LIBOR: the end is (form­ally) nigh
Today marks an im­port­ant mile­stone in LIBOR trans­ition, with a form­al an­nounce­ment from the FCA that pub­lic­a­tion of most LIBOR set­tings will cease at the end of 2021. In a smoothly or­ches­trated move high­light­ing...
16/02/2021
Syn­thet­ic LIBOR and tough leg­acy con­tracts - FCA's en­hanced powers
Last June the UK Gov­ern­ment an­nounced that it would take le­gis­lat­ive steps to as­sist with a nar­row pool of “tough leg­acy” con­tracts that can­not trans­ition from LIBOR by the cur­rent dead­line of end-2021.  ...
09/12/2020
ISDA IBOR Fall­backs Pro­tocol and Sup­ple­ment We­bin­ar
In this we­bin­ar, part­ners from our Fin­ance Prac­tice will provide an over­view of the ISDA IBOR Fall­backs Pro­tocol and Sup­ple­ment, in­clud­ing an up­date on ad­her­ence to the pro­tocol, fol­lowed by a dis­cus­sion...
13/10/2020
ISDA launches IBOR Fall­backs Sup­ple­ment and Pro­tocol: next steps and is­sues
ISDA has pub­lished a state­ment from its Board of Dir­ect­ors an­noun­cing that on 23 Oc­to­ber 2020 it will launch the ISDA 2020 IBOR Fall­backs Pro­tocol and IBOR Fall­backs Sup­ple­ment to the 2006 ISDA Defin­i­tions...
13/10/2020
ISDA launches IBOR Fall­backs Sup­ple­ment and Pro­tocol: next steps and is­sues
ISDA has pub­lished a state­ment from its Board of Dir­ect­ors an­noun­cing that on 23 Oc­to­ber 2020 it will launch the ISDA 2020 IBOR Fall­backs Pro­tocol and IBOR Fall­backs Sup­ple­ment to the 2006 ISDA Defin­i­tions...
15/07/2020
Syn­thet­ic LIBOR: a sil­ver bul­let?
On 23 June 2020 the UK Gov­ern­ment an­nounced that it will take le­gis­lat­ive steps that could help deal with a nar­row pool of ‘tough leg­acy’ con­tracts that can­not trans­ition from LIBOR by the cur­rent...
15/07/2020
Syn­thet­ic LIBOR: a sil­ver bul­let?
On 23 June 2020 the UK Gov­ern­ment an­nounced that it will take le­gis­lat­ive steps that could help deal with a nar­row pool of ‘tough leg­acy’ con­tracts that can­not trans­ition from LIBOR by the cur­rent...
15/04/2020
Mar­gin calls: the pit­falls to avoid
In­tro­duc­tion The COV­ID-19 crisis and in­duced lock­down meas­ures taken by nu­mer­ous gov­ern­ments are start­ing to have a sig­ni­fic­ant im­pact on the glob­al eco­nomy.  The full eco­nom­ic ef­fects will only be known...
06/03/2020
In­sur­ance 2020: LIBOR trans­ition and new re­quire­ments for OTC de­riv­at­ives
It has been more than two years since An­drew Bailey, Chief Ex­ec­ut­ive of the FCA, an­nounced the need for the mar­ket to trans­ition away from LIBOR be­fore the end of 2021. Reg­u­lat­ors and in­surers are fo­cus­ing...
06/03/2020
In­sur­ance 2020: LIBOR trans­ition and new re­quire­ments for OTC de­riv­at­ives
It has been more than two years since An­drew Bailey, Chief Ex­ec­ut­ive of the FCA, an­nounced the need for the mar­ket to trans­ition away from LIBOR be­fore the end of 2021. Reg­u­lat­ors and in­surers are fo­cus­ing...
02/03/2020
Trans­ition to SO­NIA gath­ers mo­mentum
As men­tioned in our re­cent Law-Now, one of the doc­u­ments pub­lished in Janu­ary by the Bank of Eng­land, the FCA and the Work­ing Group on Ster­ling Risk-Free Ref­er­ence Rates (Ster­ling Work­ing Group) is a...
02/03/2020
Trans­ition to SO­NIA gath­ers mo­mentum
As men­tioned in our re­cent Law-Now, one of the doc­u­ments pub­lished in Janu­ary by the Bank of Eng­land, the FCA and the Work­ing Group on Ster­ling Risk-Free Ref­er­ence Rates (Ster­ling Work­ing Group) is a...