Kerion Ball is a partner in the derivatives and structured products practice
Kerion has broad experience across a wide range of OTC derivative and capital markets transactions with a particular focus on capital driven transactions, including synthetic securitisations, other forms of synthetic risk transfer and wide range of risk mitigation arrangements. He regularly advises clients on related elements of prudential capital rules, including providing opinions on bespoke netting, security and collateral arrangements and legal characterisation issues.
Kerion has also been at the forefront of regulatory change projects impacting the derivatives markets, having acted for clients on large-scale EMIR variation and initial margin rule, UK bank ringfencing, Brexit and IBOR transition implementation projects. He advises clients on the full range of EMIR issues, including clearing and regulatory divergence between EU and UK regimes.
Kerion also has extensive experience advising clients on commodity derivatives and trading activities, including emissions and carbon offset trading on regulated and unregulated markets and regulatory frameworks applicable to such trading activities.