September 28, 2021

Volume XI, Number 271

Aaron Levy

Aaron Levy is special counsel in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice

Aaron represents asset managers, investment funds, major banks, insurance companies, broker-dealers and end-users in a range of derivatives and structured products transactions, including financial and commodity swaps, total return swaps, deal-contingent hedges, tender option bonds and structure repos. Aaron has extensive experience with structuring, documenting and negotiating off-exchange derivatives transactions and advising on hedging matters relating to secured credit facilities. In the secondary market for municipal securities, Aaron represents several market leaders in all aspects of the tender option bond structure.

A significant focus of Aaron’s practice consists of counseling dealers and end-users on the strategic and regulatory implications of the Dodd-Frank Act, Basel standards and other laws and regulations of the CFTC, the SEC and the federal banking regulators affecting the derivatives industry. Advice in this area includes the applicability and scope of margin, clearing and other regulations under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act, the cross-border application of such regulations, the CFTC’s Commodity Pool Operator and Commodity Trading Advisor regime, and the implications of the Volcker Rule.

He also has significant experience advising on the formation and regulation of hedge funds and other private investment vehicles.

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Aaron Levy

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