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Allen & Overy
Bishops Square
Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

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InnovationOver-the-counter derivatives client clearing agreement
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact6
Total19
DescriptionEstablished the first standardised OTC derivatives client clearing arrangements for use outside the US, producing a single set of documents that works across every jurisdiction in Europe. Lawyers were instrumental in getting the clearing houses on board for this industry reform, which will help the market uphold commitments made by G20 leaders.

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InnovationAdvising private sector bondholders in Greek debt restructuring
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact7
Total21
DescriptionLawyers secured the largest-ever sovereign debt restructuring. Creating a steering committee of bondholders and using the UK's new low-interest, long-term bonds were crucial to achieve private sector sign-off. The deal required a careful balancing of interests between the firm's clients, the Greek government and the EU.

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E1 6AD

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