Practice/Industry Group Overview
Cadwalader fields "one of the best derivatives practices in the country, without a shadow of a doubt" and "clients turn to the firm for equity derivatives trading, documentation and regulation," obtaining advice which is said to be "always of the highest quality and incredibly insightful." - Chambers USA
Cadwalader’s early roots in the derivatives and structured products markets, representing issuers, dealers and end-users, provides our practitioners with an extraordinary understanding of the fundamental building blocks that form the basis of complex derivatives and structured products transactions.
Our clients value our creativity, technical expertise, sophisticated market knowledge, and transaction execution, and include U.S. and international commercial and investment banks; financial guarantors; financial products, energy, and agricultural trading companies; plan asset managers; investment advisers; registered investment companies; hedge funds; commodity pools; private equity funds; pension funds; electronic trading platforms; government sponsored enterprises; institutional investors; commercial credit companies; issuers; investors; end-users and trustees; and other market participants.
Our derivatives and structured products practices combine market-leading regulatory expertise and transactional experience with fully-integrated, top-tier securities, tax, ERISA, structured transactions, energy and commodities, banking and financial restructuring practices to provide clients with prompt, practical and comprehensive advice on the most complex derivatives issues and transactions.