"‘phenomenally able" "clearly on the partnership trail"
Legal 500 2014
Marcin Perzanowski is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance practice of the London office having joined Mayer Brown in 2006. Marcin has extensive experience in advising on a broad range of derivatives and structured finance transactions for banks, corporates, funds, pension schemes and insurance companies.
Marcin regularly advises his clients in relation to financings structured as total return swaps, repos, securities loans and margin loans, with underlying in the form of shares, bonds and loans, and with various types of custody and collateralisation structures. He often works on investment products, such as credit linked notes or instruments referencing proprietary indices, and has advised on a number of complex derivatives transactions across several asset classes (including equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, as well as FX and interest rates derivatives).
Marcin has considerable experience in advising on the regulatory aspects of derivatives, in particular in respect of the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation and its various implementing measures, as well as any related documentation. He has also written a submission to the European Parliament and the FCA on behalf of the Association of Pension Lawyers in respect of the new derivatives rules.
Marcin's publications include three chapters in "Equity Derivatives – Documenting and Understanding Equity Derivative Products," and two chapters on credit derivatives in "Sovereign Debt and Debt Restructuring." He has also co-edited "Commodity Derivatives – Documenting and Understanding Commodity Derivative Products," together with Ed Parker.
Marcin has completed secondments to The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and HSBC Bank plc, where he advised on various aspects of derivative transactions, including corporate equity derivatives and various investment access products.