Paul Hastings Global Derivatives Push Advances
New York – Global markets have witnessed increased complexity, higher volatility and enhanced regulatory oversight over the last decade. As a result, the demand for solutions that will not only enhance liquidity and raise capital, but also hedge against risk, has grown, and investment managers, banks, private funds and corporations are increasingly utilizing derivatives to accomplish risk-management and financing objectives.
In order to complete the portfolio of services as a leading global firm, and further enhance the sophistication that clients have come to expect from the firm, Paul Hastings has launched a global derivatives practice, led by Corporate Partner
Xu is joined by a team of derivatives practitioners including of counsel Diona Park who joined from J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, where she was a vice president and assistant general counsel in the bank’s equity derivatives group. Park brings with her both client-side equity derivatives expertise as well as extensive experience in the derivatives practice group at Simpson Thacher. The group also added
The derivatives practice group works in conjunction with Paul Hastings professionals in Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance, Structured Finance and Securitization, M&A, Private Equity, Asset Management, Tax and Financial Regulations to deliver top-shelf derivatives transactional service to clients in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia.
“My colleagues and I pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ business and compliance needs, stress points and risk tolerance, and we have always been laser-focused on providing seamless deal execution.” said Xu. “With the broad global reach, deep market knowledge and high sophistication of the various corporate practices at Paul Hastings, we will be able to provide an end-to-end solution for clients to navigate the ever-evolving derivatives markets in the U.S. and abroad.”
The launch of the derivatives practice comes on the heels of the addition of other prominent corporate partners including Leveraged Finance partner
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