Nathan Menon

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This may be a slightly odd question with which to start a legal blog post, but do you like burritos, wine, or chocolate? Who doesn’t, right? If only there was a way of making money off your addiction to tasty Mexican treats or decadent Swiss truffles? Well, as it turns out, there might be… Mini-bonds have become an increasingly popular source of finance over recent years, especially as traditional forms of bank lending have become…
The Investment Plan, developed by the European Commission, has the potential to be one of the most important and radical changes to how the European Union operates in the last 25 years.  Not only will it seek to harmonise the financial and regulatory barriers to investment, but it will look to harness the collective power of the EU and utilise the full potential of the third-largest economy on earth. A key element of the Investment Plan…
As one of the newest junior associates to join the growing Structured Finance Group at Reed Smith, there are times when I feel that I have the best seat in the house to witness the changes going on in this tumultuous period for our financial markets.  The economy as a whole, and its associated regulatory regime are in a clear and sustained state of flux. The main benefit of this for someone at my stage…