Matthew Smith is a corporate associate in the Securities and Capital Markets practice and is based in the firm's New York office.
Mr. Smith's practice focuses on transactional and regulatory matters related to derivatives, commodities, and securities. He assists a range of clients, including asset managers, commercial end-users, and other businesses in negotiating trading documentation related to futures, over-the-counter derivatives, and cleared swaps, as well as related collateral, guarantee, custody, and other credit support arrangements. He also advises clients on matters relating to compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the applicable requirements of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the National Futures Association, and the rules and regulations of various clearinghouses and exchanges.
Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Smith was an associate at another major multinational law firm based in New York.
Mr. Smith received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 2011, where he served as Articles and Notes Editor of the ABI Law Review. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies with a minor in Business and Management from Johns Hopkins University in 2006. Mr. Smith is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
Paul Hastings Global Derivatives Push Advances
May 02, 2019
CFTC Chairman Pledges Support for LIBOR-to-SOFR Transition
December 13, 2019
ARRC’s Fifth Set of Recommended Fallback Language: Residential Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
November 18, 2019
Proposed Amendments to U.S. Prudential Regulators’ Margin Rules for Non-Cleared Swaps
October 25, 2019
ARRC Releases Practical Implementation Checklist for SOFR Adoption
October 01, 2019
SEC Adopts Capital, Margin, and Collateral Segregation Requirements for Security-Based Swaps
August 08, 2019
Landmark ABP Deal Achieves First Amendment of LIBOR Legacy Bond to New Alternative Rate
June 17, 2019
SEC Proposes Action Regarding Cross-Border Application of Certain Security-Based Swap Rules
June 11, 2019
ARRC Releases White Paper Regarding SOFR – The New U.S. Dollar LIBOR Alternative
April 29, 2019