- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Financial Services
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Insurance Finance
- Exchange Traded Funds
- Private Investment Funds
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Securities & Corporate Governance
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0180|
|University ||University of Notre Dame, A.B.|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.|
|Admitted||1980, Nevada; 1981, California; 1986, District of Columbia|
Member, Banking Law Committee and Derivatives and Futures Law Committee, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Law and Compliance Division, Futures Industry Association
Member, Various ISDA Committees
|Born||Danbury, Connecticut, April 14, 1955|
With more than three decades of experience, Jamie Cain has guided insurers, banks, securities and commodities firms, and funds through significant transactions that transform their businesses including public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly works with U.S. and foreign companies to interpret and comply with the myriad of securities, commodities, insurance and banking laws that apply to these transactions.
A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Jamie is recognized for his deep knowledge of the Dodd-Frank Act and the regulation and use of derivatives including those instruments used for interest rate, foreign exchange, equity and commodity, credit default and equity transactions and related collateral arrangements. He represents a wide range of global clients, typically on the buy side, including major public companies, financial institutions, public and private funds, government sponsored enterprises, and foreign governments, in documenting those transactions and advising on internal and regulatory compliance.
Jamie also advises insurers, banks and broker-dealers in connection with cross-industry acquisitions and in the distribution of their respective products both domestically and internationally.
Sutherland advises public companies on OTC derivatives transactions and Dodd-Frank Act compliance.
Sutherland counsels life insurers and GSEs on swap transaction documentation.
Sutherland represents a series of energy, metal and agricultural ETFs.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of derivatives and futures law (2006-2015)
Honorable Edward C. Reed of the U.S. District Court
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Regulators Publish Re-proposed Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps
James M. Cain,Warren N. Davis,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,R. Michael Sweeney, October 2, 2014
On September 3, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) jointly adopted, with certain federal banking regulators, re-proposed rules that will require registered swap dealers, security-based swap dealers, major swap participants and major security-based swap...
ISDA Section 2(a)(iii) Amendment Limits Prerogatives of Non-Defaulting Parties
James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill,R. Michael Sweeney, July 24, 2014
On June 19, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published a long-awaited standard amendment to Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement (the Master Agreement). Section 2(a)(iii) of the Master Agreement (Section 2(a)(iii)) is a condition precedent that suspends a...
CFTC Division of Market Oversight Releases Questions for June 19 Roundtable on Position Limits
James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe,R. Michael Sweeney, June 23, 2014
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will host a public roundtable on June 19, 2014, to discuss questions related to a proposed rulemaking to establish speculative position limits for 28 exempt and agricultural commodity futures and option contracts and their economically equivalent...
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