Dec 08, 2016
Cadwalader has been recognized by the Financial Times for its innovative work in the derivatives market, garnering a “Standout” designation in the publication’s 2016 North America Innovative Lawyers Report.
The Financial Times commends Cadwalader’s work with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) in developing industry-standard documentation to comply with global regulation of margin for OTC derivatives transactions.
“When over-the-counter derivatives transactions became subject to new regulations,” the FT notes, “Cadwalader lawyers led a working group of more than 1,000 industry players to take complex contracts into new documentation that is both replicable and scalable.”
Cadwalader’s Financial Services team advises a broad range of clients, including broker-dealers, swap dealers, banks, investment advisers, funds of all types, pension plans, and securities and futures markets. The group is known for its industry-leading capabilities, including its work in structuring and documenting the ISDA master agreements governing swaps in order to comply with Dodd-Frank; representing clients in connection with the extraterritorial aspects of U.S. regulation; and advising global banks on the Volcker Rule, the Bank Holding Company Act and Title VII compliance. The team also offers an extensive web-based financial regulatory knowledge and intelligence platform, the Cadwalader Cabinet (www.findknowdo.com).
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