Brandon S. Clar

Associate
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6738

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Financial Regulation
  • Fund Formation
  • Investment Management
  • Swap Regulation
  • Investment Management Regulation & Compliance
  • Investment Management Transactions
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Structured Products
 
University State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., magna cum laude, 2004
 
Law SchoolSt. John's University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007
 
Admitted2008, New York
 
Biography

Brandon Clar is an associate in Cadwalader's Financial Regulation Department and represents financial institutions, hedge funds and asset managers in a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters. He advises banks, broker-dealers and asset managers on the structuring and trading of complex structured financial products, including the issuance of equity-, index-, currency-, rates- and commodity-linked notes, principal-protected notes and hedge fund and mutual fund-linked notes and warrants. Brandon also advises banks on the development of proprietary algorithmic indices across multiple asset classes. Brandon regularly represents hedge funds in the negotiation of ISDA, prime brokerage, synthetic prime brokerage, securities lending, repo, FX derivatives and equity derivative transactions, including dispersion and volatility options, and transactions in emerging markets.

He also focuses on counseling commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, other commodity professionals and private investment fund managers on operational, regulatory and compliance matters. He regularly advises these fund managers with respect to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's exemptions, registration and reporting requirements and compliance with the requirements of the National Futures Association.

Brandon received a B.S., magna cum laude, from Binghamton University, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York.

News Releases

• Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer Sep 19, 2014

• More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition Sep 15, 2014

Recognition

• Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer Sep 19, 2014

• More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition Sep 15, 2014

Clients & Friends Memos

• Quick Help Guide to CFTC's New Rules for CPOs to RICs; Amended Rules for Other CPOs and CTAs Aug 22, 2013

• SEC Adopts Significant Amendments to Private Placement Rules: JOBS Act Rules Eliminate Ban on General Solicitation and Dodd-Frank Mandate Disqualifies Bad Actors Aug 13, 2013

• The Dodd-Frank Act May Require Registration as a Commodity Pool Operator and a Commodity Trading Advisor for Entities Associated with Securitization Transactions Jul 23, 2012

 
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Office Information

Brandon S. Clar


New YorkNY 10281-0006




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