Nick Allen is a special counsel in the Financial Services Group. He advises clients on the structuring and trading of complex derivatives and structured financial products. Nick has substantial experience with the setup and ongoing operation of structured note and tender option bond programs, counseling on issues arising under the federal securities laws and advising clients in the negotiation of trading agreements and equity, currency, commodity, fixed income and municipal derivative transactions.
Nick also works closely with Cadwalader’s Corporate Group on a variety of equity derivatives-related matters, including advising activist hedge funds on securities and derivatives trading issues, equity forwards, convertible note hedges and monetization issues.
In 2021, Chambers USA recognized Nick as “Up and Coming” in Capital Markets: Structured Products – USA Nationwide.
Nick received his J.D., magna cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law, where he served as Notes & Comments Editor of the St. John’s Law Review, and his B.S. from the University of Miami. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.