Practice Focus

  • Negotiated ISDA Master Agreements, repurchase and securities lending agreements and other ancillary documents for collective and common trusts, mutual funds, insurance separate accounts and pension plans.
  • Helped investors under various Lehman Brothers synthetic debt and equity-linked investment products recover over $120 million.
  • Represented various insurance companies in connection with development and implementation of Derivatives Use Plan; including registration and approval under New York Insurance Law.
  • Structured and implement compliance and risk management policies on behalf of registered investment advisers and commodity trading advisers.
  • Drafted and reviewed investment management agreements and investment policies on behalf of investment advisers and institutional investors.
  • Aided in the development, structure and implementation of new products and trading strategies.
  • Collective and Common Trusts
  • Commodity Pools
  • Commodity Trading Advisers
  • Endowments
  • Independent Directors
  • Investment Advisers
  • Life Insurance Companies
  • Mutual Funds
  • Pension Plans and Plan Fiduciaries
  • Service Providers
  • Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Investment Advisors Act of 1940
  • Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Commodities and Exchange Act
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)
  • United States Bankruptcy Code
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Act
  • New York Banking and Insurance Law