Steven Burrows, Associate, Financial Markets & Products
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I am a financial regulatory and derivatives lawyer in the Financial Markets & Products Group in Fieldfisher's London office.
I advise a broad range of banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, asset managers, and corporates on EU and UK financial regulation matters, including:
- authorisation and perimeter issues;
- MiFID II and MiFIR;
- Benchmarks Regulation; and
My financial regulation experience has a particular emphasis on issues pertaining to market infrastructure and trading and includes advising on: the systematic internaliser regime; direct and indirect clearing; trade transparency and transaction reporting; direct electronic access and algorithmic trading; credit risk mitigation techniques; commodity position limits; and benchmarks and IBOR discontinuance.
I also have substantial experience advising predominantly sell-side clients on derivatives and structured finance transactions. In particular, I have advised on: finance-linked derivatives and deal contingent transactions (in connection with acquisition financings, project financings and securitisations); OTC and exchange-traded documentation; clearing documentation; structured repurchase, credit derivatives and total return swap transactions; stock lending; collateral management; and prime brokerage arrangements.
Prior to joining Fieldfisher I worked on a variety of other transactional matters including general bank lending, debt capital markets, and restructuring. I was also briefly an interest rate derivatives trader at a large US investment bank.
I was named in Legal 500 in 2017 for providing "excellent service" to clients.