James M. Cain: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

James M. Cain

James M. Cain
Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0180

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Financial Services
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Finance
  • Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Finance
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities & Corporate Governance
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0180
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/James-M-Cain
 
University University of Notre Dame, A.B.
 
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D.
 
Admitted1980, Nevada; 1981, California; 1986, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
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
Member, MFA

 
BornDanbury, Connecticut, April 14, 1955
 
Biography

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 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.

Selected Experience
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)

Clerkships

Honorable Edward C. Reed of the U.S. District Court

 
ISLN908606755
 

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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...

Mandatory Clearing in Europe May Still Be “A Ways Off”: ESMA Responds to Proposed Amendments on Interest Rate Swaps Clearing RTS and Postpones Consideration of FX NDF Clearing
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, February 24, 2015
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s mandatory clearing requirement for interest rate swaps and certain credit default swaps has been in place for quite some time. However, the clearing requirement for these and other types of swap transactions under the European...

CFTC Grants No-Action Relief to Commodity Pool Operators with Respect to Certain Insurance-Linked Securitization Vehicles
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe, February 13, 2015
Toward the end of 2014, the staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) issued two letters affecting insurance-linked securitization vehicles: CFTC Letter No. 14-145 and CFTC Letter No. 14-152.



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James M. Cain

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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