Dr. Calvin R. Roy is a specialist in securitization, structured finance and corporate
finance transactions. He has advised financial institutions, government entities
and public and private corporations worldwide on a range of legal issues, and has
participated in many of the significant and groundbreaking securitization transactions
completed in Europe, Canada and the U.S. Dr. Roy also has a good working knowledge
of Islamic finance, in particular, financing projects in accordance with shariah
Dr. Roy is spearheading the Firm’s vision of building business relationships with
public and private corporations in India, and fostering a professional relationship
with local counsel, all with the aim of offering clients a trusted inroad for doing
business with Indian corporations.
Outside of practice, Dr. Roy is an academic and has written numerous memoranda and
articles on the subject of securitization. He has participated in many roundtable
discussions with practitioners to devise and discuss innovative solutions with respect
to the changing face of securitization. Dr. Roy is also the founding member of the
King’s Court Institute, an independent, nonpartisan private organization, think tank,
and publisher based in New York.
Dr. Roy holds an LL.B. (Hons.) from Staffordshire University, England; a Certificate
of Qualification (LL.B. equivalent) from the University of Ottawa, Canada; an LL.M.
and a Ph.D. in securitization from the Institute of Finance Law, University of Wolverhampton,
England. He is qualified as a barrister of England and Wales and a barrister and
solicitor of Upper Canada, Ontario.
Prior to joining Exeter, Dr. Roy worked at the Paris, London and New York offices
of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Before that, he worked at two leading law firms
in Toronto and in one of London’s premier sets of commercial law chambers.