Michael is a Managing Partner of DRS. He joined Barclays Capital in 2001 working first as a derivatives lawyer and then as a senior structurer within the Complex Transactions Team forming part of the Equity and Funds Structured Markets trading desk. Here, he specialised in the design and documentation of derivatives linked to mutual funds, hedge funds, equities and indices. Michael left Barclays Capital to join DRS in October 2010 where he has responsibility for the firm's regulatory practice, with a particular focus on Recovery and Resolution Plans, Client Money and central counterparty clearing. Michael has appeared as a panel expert in a number of industry events on such topics as central counterparty clearing and CASS Resolution Packs. Michael's blog can be found at www.recoveryandresolutionplans.wordpress.com and he is currently developing the site www.cassresolutionpacks.com as a source of market knowledge with respect to the issue of CASS Resolution Pack creation and maintenance.
Recent Blog Posts by Michael Beaton
- The Road to Liikanen
- CCP Loss Allocation Rules
- FSB Publishes Fifth Progress Report on Implementation of OTC Derivatives Market Reforms
- BBA Rides to the Rescue over EMIR Counterparty Classifications
- The Banking Reform Bill: Secondary Legislation Hints at the Data Challenge Facing Banks
- Conforming to EMIR Confirmations
- EU Shying Away from Annual Updates of RRP?
- FSA Update on RRP and CASS RP
- Prepare to Dust Off Those CSAs…BCBS/IOSCO Publish ‘Near Final’ Margin Rules for Non-Cleared Derivatives
- Bank Ring-Fencing in the UK: The Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill 2013
- Mandatory Clearing Looms Large: Will You be Compliant?
- ECON Motion Rejecting EMIR Regulatory Technical Standards
- The Single Supervisory Mechanism: ‘Singleness’ a Question of Degree Only?
- ‘Key Attributes of Effective Resolution Regimes’: A Case of the Emperor’s New Clothes?
- EBA Template Highlights the Data Challenge of RRP