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Expert resume of Carolyn Jackson

Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP; former Executive Director and Board Member, ISDA; P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert

Carolyn Jackson is a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP and is dual-qualified (New York/England). She provides regulatory and compliance advice to firms active in the OTC derivatives, futures and securities markets. She advises her clients (regulated as well as unregulated) on cross-border compliance with G20 regulatory reforms, including Dodd-Frank, EMIR, MiFID II, MiFIR, MAR and PRIIPs. Carolyn guides clients in the structuring and offering of complex securities, commodities and derivatives transactions and in complying with securities and commodities laws and regulations.

Carolyn is adept at addressing EU and US cross-border registration issues for clearing organizations and exchanges as well as asset managers and swap dealers. She is a frequent speaker on topics including commodity derivatives, regulatory reform and swap dealer and investment management regulation.

Prior to joining Katten, Carolyn was the European head of Allen & Overy LLP’s US Regulatory Practice. Before becoming a lawyer, Carolyn was the executive director and a board member of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA). Carolyn spent the first 13 years of her career as a derivatives trader and was part of the original swaps team at the Chase Manhattan Bank, NA. She established the New York derivatives trading desk for Banque Nationale de Paris, and was first vice president and manager of the Banque Indosuez International Capital Markets Group in New York.

Carolyn is Member of the FMLC and the Futures Industry Association, Futures Law and Compliance Division. She is also a recognized practitioner from Chambers Global, Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK.

Carolyn received her JD from the Fordham University School of Law, cum laude (Order of the Coif). She finished her MS at the University of Rochester, Simon Graduate School of Business and graduated from the University of Virginia, cum laude (BA).