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ESG/SRI/Impact Initiatives

Areas of Expertise

Distressed Assets and Special Situations

  • Loan Defaults and Workouts
  • Bond Defaults
  • Credit Events
  • ISDA Defaults and Termination
  • Resolving Distressed CDOs, CLOs and NPLs
  • Distressed claims trading advice

M&A, Venture Capital and Private Equity Deals

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Initial Public Offering (IPO)
  • Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC)
  • Leveraged Buyouts (LBO)
  • Joint Ventures (JV)
  • Private Equity Deals (PE)
  • Venture Capital Deals (VE)

Restructuring and Insolvency

  • UK Receiverships (Administrative Receiverships)
  • UK Administration (Pre-Packs)
  • UK Voluntary Arrangements (Compulsory Voluntary Arrangements (CVS))
  • UK Liquidation (Voluntary, Compulsory, Members Voluntary and Creditors Voluntary)
  • Creditor Claims
  • Debtor Claims
  • US Chaper 7 Liquidation Bankruptcy and US Chapter 11 Reorganisation and Rehabilitation Bankruptcy
  • US Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA)

Regulatory and Brexit

Reviewing and implementing the following Regulations:

  • European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
  • Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MIFID II)
  • Commodity Position Reporting (CPR)
  • Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and Volcker Rule (DF)
  • Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance Based Products (PRIIPs)
  • Securities Financing Transactions Regulations (SFTR)
  • Securities Regulations and Risk Retention Rules (SR)
  • Benchmark Regulations (BR)
  • Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
  • Capital Requirements Directive (CRD)
  • Bank Resolution and Recovery Directive (BRRD)
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Payment Services Directive (PSD2)
Brexit related experience:
  • EU Withdrawal Bill review as part of the UK Finance committee (formerly The British Bankers' Asscociation (BBA))
  • Trading Venue terms
  • Cross-border licencing
  • Terms of Business


  • Multi-jurisdictional litigation case management
  • LIBOR class action
  • Lehman litigation and settlements
  • Litigation funding and asessment of merits


  • Policy drafting
  • Internal procedures manual drafting
  • Templating of documentation
Pamela Sen-Gupta qualified as an Accredited Director of the Cayman Islands Directors Association (CIDA) and Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and has been an independent board director of special purpose vehicles (SPVs) and funds in the Cayman Isands and has training in governance matters.