Allen & Overy dominates derivative transaction business

Focus on absorbing regulatory changes results in big client wins

matthew-hebburn
Matthew Hebburn, Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy has been at the forefront of the Asian derivatives market for several years but the past 12 months have been exceptional for the UK law firm.

After putting in the hard yards with regulatory advisory work post-crisis, it is finally paying dividends with big ticket transactions returning by the dozen.

"The fruits of our labour are evident this year. In previous years a lot of time and effort was spent getting on top of the continuing stream of new regulations but now this is flowing