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Karolina Windys

Regulatory Advisory

Private Equity | Kraków

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About Karolina

Karolina Windys leads the European Derivatives Regulation, Documentation, and Operations team at Chatham. She advises private equity sponsors, real estate, infrastructure and emerging markets funds, and corporates on global derivatives regulatory regimes, including EMIR, Dodd-Frank and MIFID II and negotiates derivatives documentation on their behalf. Karolina is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the laws, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices of Chatham’s European offices, and she led implementation of Chatham’s Brexit-contingency plan. Prior to joining Chatham, Karolina worked as a European Law Expert at the Polish Ministry of Health. Karolina graduated magna cum laude from the University of Wroclaw with her master’s in law, and she earned an LLM in corporate and financial law from the University of Glasgow. She is a legal counsel admitted to practice law in Poland.



ISDA Agreements and the effects of COVID-19

Chatham’s team of ISDA negotiators and regulatory advisors provide answers to questions about the status of ISDA agreements in view of the COVID-19 pandemic — including termination events, how the pandemic affects LIBOR transition, and covers CSAs.

EMIR Refit reporting changes update

Our regulatory advisors answers how the reporting changes under EMIR Refit, taking effect in June 2020, will affect corporates, special purpose entities, and holding companies, now classified as NFCs-.


  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisory

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