Stephen advises on a wide range of capital markets and structured finance products and related issues, including CLO, RMBS and other securitisation structures, fund-linked structured products, repackagings and debt issuance programmes. He also advises regulatory issues impacting on structured finance vehicles including those in relation to the Prospectus Directive, Market Abuse Directive, AIFMD, EMIR, and risk retention requirements for securitisations under the Capital Requirements Regulation.
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Stephen joined the Maples Group in 2012. He was previously a senior associate in the finance department of a leading Irish corporate law firm.
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, LLB, 1999
Stephen has represented the Maples Group (as part of the Irish Debt Securities Association) on working groups related to the implementation of AIFMD and EMIR in Ireland.
"True Sales" in receivables financing transactions
Central Register of Beneficial Ownership of Corporates - Deadline for filing November 2019: Ireland
Irish Implementation of the Securitisation Regulation – European Market Update
The CLOser – February 2019
Risk Retention Survey 2018: Insights from US CLO Managers
The CLOser - February 2018