Jana Zupikova


Jana Zupikova


London | 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ
+44 20 7184 6886 | +44 20 7184 7001

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Jana Zupikova focuses her practice on structured finance matters including securitisations, CLOs, derivatives and repo transactions, and all related regulatory developments. Ms. Zupikova represents a broad range of international financial institutions, including major asset managers and funds. She advises asset managers in the EU and the US on structuring their businesses and transactions to comply with the EU risk retention rules and has been directly involved in various MiFID II initiatives.

Ms. Zupikova has significant experience with emerging markets and has represented global financial institutions, international corporations, and sovereigns. She has worked on several groundbreaking public securitizations (asset-backed and future flow) by commercial bank originators in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Greece. 

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Zupikova served as an associate in the London, Paris and New York offices of White & Case. She also completed secondments in the New York offices of two leading investment banks, where she worked with teams responsible for the implementation of regulatory reform under Title VII (Derivatives) of Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Anglo American University, Bachelor of Laws, 2001
  • University of Chicago, Certificate of Advanced Study and Training in International Commercial Arbitration & Mediation, 2001
  • Nottingham Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2004, with Commendation
  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2005, with Distinction
  • England and Wales
  • Foreign Legal Consultant, New York
  • Supreme Court of England and Wales
  • English
  • Czech
  • French
  • Slovak
  • Spanish