- Bank Regulation
- Broker-Dealer Regulation
- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Financial Regulation
- Swap Regulation
- Fund Regulation
- OTC Derivatives
- SEC Regulated Entities
- Structured Products
|University ||Stanford University (B.A., with distinction, 1989; M.A., 1989)|
|Law School||Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001|
|Admitted||2003, New York|
Jeff Robins is a partner in the Financial Services Department. He represents broker-dealers, securities exchanges, industry associations and buy-side institutions in regulatory and transactional matters. Recognized by The Legal 500 as "remarkably strong" in the regulatory field and a leader in equity derivatives, his regulatory practice is concentrated in the area of securities regulation of broker-dealers and the structuring of financing and derivatives transactions for multi-entity financial organizations subject to a variety of regulatory regimes; his transactional work focuses on prime-brokerage and over-the-counter derivatives.
Jeff has substantial experience providing counsel on margin, capital, custody and record keeping requirements, cross-border transactions, cash market sales and trading, and development of compliance and supervisory procedures. Jeff also advises a variety of financial institutions on credit aspects of financing and derivatives transactions, particularly risks to counterparties in the event of insolvency, the rights of creditors to close out financial contracts and exercise netting and collateral rights, and the risks and benefits of central clearing.
He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies and a B.A., with distinction, in Political Science, from Stanford. Jeff was a clerk for the Honorable Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Hon. Cynthia Holcomb Hall
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
SEC SBSD Recordkeeping and Reporting Proposal
Steven Lofchie,Nihal S. Patel,Jeffrey L. Robins, April 25, 2014
The SEC has published proposed recordkeeping, reporting and capital deficiency notification requirements that would apply to security-based swap dealers ("SBSDs") and major security-based swap participants ("MSBSPs") as well as to other SEC-registered broker-dealers that enter...
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