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Amanda Montano

Amanda Montano is an associate in the Trade & Export Finance team in the London office. She specialises in advising a broad range of clients on structured and unstructured trade finance and trade related disputes. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Montano trained with a City law firm, where she gained experience in international project finance, energy sector disputes and financial services regulation. Ms. Montano also completed a six-month secondment with that same firm’s debt capital markets team in Singapore.

Recent Posts

S&W Monthly Breakfast Seminar, January 2019 — Trade, Export and Project Finance Compliance Refresher

Posted by Amanda Montano on Feb 6, 2019 9:31:02 AM

by Amanda Montano and Judith Abanto

Kicking off the monthly Breakfast Seminar series for 2019, Sullivan & Worcester’s London partner Mark Norris gave a presentation on the key compliance risks faced by trade and project finance practitioners.

Putting the need for compliance in context, he reported that the World Bank and the OECD estimate that bribery, tax evasion and corruption are responsible for revenue losses in the billions, particularly in poorer economies.

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Topics: Trade Finance, R v Skansen Interiors Ltd, Bribery Act 2010, Criminal Finances Act 2017

S&W Monthly Breakfast Seminar - the low down on BAFT MPA

Posted by Amanda Montano on Sep 28, 2018 11:44:37 AM

By Amanda Montano, S&W Associate and Fiona Luong, S&W Trainee

Having been instructed by BAFT to prepare the revised Master Participation Agreement, Sullivan & Worcester’s London Trade Finance team gave a presentation on ‘All you need to know about the BAFT MPA’ at the firm’s September Seminar.

Attended by an audience of more than 100 financial institutions and participants in the trade finance market, Geoff Wynne and Hannah Fearn talked about the key changes and implications of the new MPA.

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Topics: Trade Finance, Master Participation Agreement, BAFT, English Law

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Meet the Editor


Geoffrey Wynne is head of the Trade & Export Finance Group and Sullivan & Worcester’s London office. He has extensive experience in banking and finance, specifically corporate and international finance, bank mergers, acquisitions, conversions and restructurings, trade and structured trade and commodity finance, structured finance, asset and project finance, syndicated lending, equipment leasing, workouts and financing restructuring, leveraged and management buy-outs and general commercial matters.

 

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