David Shearer is a capital markets lawyer based in our London office. He specialises in structured finance and covered bond transactions encompassing a range of jurisdictions, underlying asset classes (including residential mortgages, commercial real estate, auto loans, consumer receivables, trade receivables, corporate debt and whole businesses) and transaction structures. David’s clients include arrangers, issuers, originators and service providers.
David’s experience includes establishing covered bond programmes for each of National Bank of Greece, Alpha Bank and EFG Eurobank, establishing a covered bond programme for Bank of Cyprus, and advising on transactions backed by auto loans and leases, consumer loans, SME loans, credit card loans and residential mortgages and commercial leases.
David has 20 years of experience working for major law firms in New Zealand, England and Japan, with 14 of those years having been spent in the capital markets practice of an international "magic circle" law firm.
This session covers current legal and practical issues affecting securitisation transactions..
November 7, 2016
The UK Government has published a formal consultation in relation to a new regulatory, corporate, insolvency and tax framework for insurance linked securities (ILS) business in the UK. The Government’s aim is to reinforce London’s standing as the world’s leading insurance market by creating the necessary legal environment to allow the domicile of ILS issuers in the UK. Part of the proposal is to create protected cell companies (PCCs), which would be one of the more radical changes to UK corporate law in recent times..
April 28, 2016
HM Treasury has now published a formal consultation in relation a new regulatory, corporate, insolvency and tax framework for insurance linked securities (“ILS”)....
March 04, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Kensington Mortgage Company Limited, as originator, and Acenden Limited, as servicer, in relation to residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) notes issued by Finsbury Square 2016-2 plc on 13 October, raising over £360m..
October 14, 2016
Norton Rose Fulbright international team advises ME on $1.5 billion RMBS deal.
October 06, 2016