- Insurance Finance
- Capital Markets & Investments
- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Financial Services
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Private Investment Funds
|Contact Info||Telephone: 212.389.5035|
|University ||Yale College, B.A., summa cum laude|
|Law School||Columbia University School of Law, J.D. Stone Scholar 1987-1989|
|Admitted||1990, New York|
|Born||Scranton, Pennsylvania, January 25, 1963|
With nearly 25 years of experience as an investment banker and lawyer, Brian Barrett advises banks, broker-dealers, insurers, reinsurers, hedge funds and asset managers on all aspects of structured finance, secured lending and derivatives.
Prior to joining Sutherland, Brian served as Vice President for Global Liquidity Products at Goldman Sachs in New York, where he developed products and executed transactions in which banks, insurance companies, catastrophe (CAT) bond issuers, money market funds and pensions deployed liquidity. Before that, he was Managing Director of Secured Credit Products at HSBC Bank U.S.A., where he developed the insurance-linked securities (ILS) business, including AXXX/XXX securitizations, Embedded Value realization and other transactions executed by insurance companies.
Brian represents reinsurers and underwriters in insurance-linked securities (ILS) transactions, including CAT bonds, side-car vehicles, industry loss warrants, XXX and AXXX transactions, and other financings in the property and casualty and life insurance markets.
Understanding transactions from the legal and business perspectives, Brian delivers guidance on all aspects of leveraged finance, prime brokerage, collateral swaps and derivatives. Brian also advises financial services clients on financial regulations and the evolving business conduct, margin requirements, transaction documentation and reporting responsibilities under the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III. (Vice President and Associate General Counsel, USA)
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SEC’s Proposed SBS Rules on Cross-Border Security-Based Swap Activities
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, May 25, 2015
When the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules in June 2014 on the cross-border activities of security-based swap (SBS) dealers and major SBS participants, the SEC indicated that it would reserve the definition of the phrase “transaction conducted within the United...
DOL Reproposes Expanded ERISA Fiduciary Definition and Revised Complex of Exemptions
Peter J. Anderson,Eric A. Arnold,Keith J. Barnett,Brian Barrett,Frederick R. Bellamy, April 22, 2015
On April 14, 2015, after 43 months in development, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its reproposal to expand the “investment advice fiduciary” definition under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA), which was published in the Federal Register...
The SEC Releases Regulations on Reporting and Dissemination of Security-Based Swaps Data
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, April 10, 2015
On February 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published final regulations that will require Swap Data Repositories (SDRs) to register with the SEC (Regulation SDR) and prescribe reporting and public dissemination requirements for security-based swaps (SBS) transaction data...
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