- 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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Congress Exempts Non-Financial End-Users, Their Agents and Certain Cooperatives From Non-Cleared Swap Margin Requirements in Reauthorization of Terrorism Insurance Bill
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, February 13, 2015
On January 8, 2015, the U.S. Senate approved legislation, by a 93-4 vote, to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (“TRIA”). The legislation, dubbed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (the “TRIA Reauthorization Act”), was passed by the...
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