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Professor Graham Penn is a partner at Sidley Austin LLP, one of the world’s largest law firms with approximately 1700 lawyers practising in offices in Europe, North America and Asia. Professor Penn is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Co-Head of its Global Finance Practice. He has practised in the area of international finance since the late 1980s focussing on international (bi-lateral and syndicated) loans, project finance, bond issues and securitisation. Since the commencement of the ongoing global credit crisis he has worked on numerous work out and restructuring transactions in a wide range of European jurisdictions. He clients include large investment and international banks, specialist funds, corporate/institutional investors, servicers/special servicers and one of the leading rating agencies. He is recognised as a leading lawyer in his field of practice by Chambers (Band 1), Which Lawyer?, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.
Professor Penn was formerly a full time academic and has maintained close connections with UCL as a visiting professor focussing on international finance law since 1988. He established the LLM course in Legal Aspects of International Finance in 1984 and has taught the course continually since.
He has authored and co-authored a number of books in the fields of international finance and banking law including:
- The Law relating to Domestic Banking (Sweet & Maxwell)
- Practice and law of International Banking (Sweet & Maxwell)
- Banking Regulation (Butterworths)
- EU Banking Law (Lloyds of London)
He has contributed chapters to a number of books including:
- Company Law by Boyle & Birds and Gore-Brown on Company Law
Articles and Lectures
- He has been the editor of the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation since it was established in 1986
- He has written dozens of articles on a variety of banking and international finance issues and is a regular speaker at international finance law conferences in the UK and abroad
- He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a member of the Law Society.
Legal Aspects of International Finance
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