- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Financial Services
- Banking & Financial Institutions
- Insurance Finance
- Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
- 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 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 (2006-2016)
Honorable Edward C. Reed of the U.S. District Court
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CFTC Amends Regulation 1.35
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe, February 4, 2016
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Regulation 1.35 requires futures commission merchants (FCMs), retail foreign exchange dealers (RFEDs), introducing brokers (IBs) and members of a swap execution facility (SEF) or designated contract market (DCM) (each a Covered Person and...
Preliminary Report on the Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe, December 11, 2015
On November 18, the staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a much anticipated report on the de minimis exception from the “swap dealer” definition, the Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Preliminary Report (the Preliminary Report). Unfortunately, and as further...
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