Katherine Rainwood

Pemberton Asset Management Group
Managing Director

Katherine Rainwood specialises in asset management law. She was previously a partner in funds and fund finance at the international law firm Paul Hastings. She advises fund managers on fund establishments and institutional investors, including pension funds and insurance companies, on a wide range of funds. She has particular expertise in direct lending funds, fund structuring, including derivatives and EMIR-related issues, and fund financing, including subscription line and asset based financing, securitisation and receivables financing. She also has a particular interest in the application of blockchain and other distributed ledger technology to the capital markets.


16688 Bulletin

Katherine Rainwood The UK Ofcom dismisses a complaint based, inter alia on Art. 81 and 82 EC, on alleged anticompetitive agreement and abuse of dominant position of the public broadcaster for having entered into an exclusive agreement for television access services (BBC / Channel 4)


The decision of OFCOM regarding case CW/00842/06/05 concluded that BBC Broadcast Limited (“BBC Broadcast”) did not infringe the Chapter I prohibition of the Competition Act 1998 (the “Act”) or Article 81(1) of the EC Treaty in relation to an exclusive agreement with Channel 4 Television (...)

Katherine Rainwood The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal considers the appropriate tests to apply in an interim decision regarding abuse of dominant position in pricing access to a water distribution channel in the context of the regulated UK water industry (Albion Water)


The case commenced in 2001 and the instant decision relates to an appeal by an inset water undertaking (i.e. a local retailer of water services), Albion Water Limited (“Albion”) against a decision of the Director General of Water Services (the “Director”). The decision was to the effect that a (...)

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