Stephen advises on a wide range of capital markets and structured finance products and related issues, including CLO, RMBS and other securitisation structures, fund-linked structured products, repackagings and debt issuance programmes. He also advises regulatory issues impacting on structured finance vehicles in relation to the Prospectus Directive, Market Abuse Directive, AIFMD, EIMIR, FVC Regulation and risk retention requirements for securitisations under the Capital Requirements Regulation.
Advising Goldman Sachs and Intermediate Capital Group in relation to a number of large CLO transactions.
Advising Source in relation to Irish law matters relating to their Secured T-Bill and Precious Metals exchange traded certificate programmes.
Advising Bank of America Merrill Lynch in relation to the Stratus Capital plc U.S.$50,000,000,000 Limited Recourse Secured Debt Issuance Programme.
Advising HSBC in relation to the Starts (Ireland) plc U.S.$50,000,000,000 Limited Recourse Secured Debt Issuance Programme
Stephen joined Maples and Calder in 2012. He was previously a senior associate in the finance department of a leading Irish corporate law firm. Stephen was made a partner of Maples and Calder in 2015.
"Debt capital markets in Ireland: regulatory overview" chapter for the Practical Law, Multi-Jurisdictional Guide (Capital Markets) – 2013 and 2014.
2003 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland.
Stephen has represented Maples and Calder as part of the Irish Debt Securities Association, on working groups in relation to the implementation of AIFMD and EMIR in Ireland.
The Law Society of Ireland