- Environmental & Commodities
- Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Energy & Commodities Derivatives
- Energy Litigation
- Trading & Transactions
- Energy Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0360|
|University ||Johns Hopkins University, B.A.|
|Law School||Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D.|
|Admitted||1999, Virginia; 2000, Ohio; 2002, Texas; 2004, District of Columbia|
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, International Swaps and Derivatives Association
Member, Futures Industry Association
Member, International Energy Credit Association
|Born||Hartford, Connecticut, 1973|
With a keen understanding of the complex derivatives market, Mark Sherrill focuses primarily on the physical and financial trading of energy commodities. He counsels energy companies and commodity traders on the interrelationships of bankruptcy, derivatives and the Dodd-Frank Act. Mark's knowledge of the various issues involved in derivatives and related matters make him a prominent player in many of the country's largest bankruptcy cases, particularly those affecting the energy and commodity markets. He works with energy companies, broker-dealers and hedge funds on various complex transactions, including asset-based structured transactions, agreements for the purchase and sale of energy and commodities and other over-the-counter derivatives.
Mark advises clients to manage their various risks associated with their derivatives positions, including as part of companies' efforts to adjust to the various rules implemented as a result of the Dodd-Frank regime. He also aids companies in evaluating credit and liquidity risks. Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as a law clerk for the Honorable Randolph Baxter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
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Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ (2013-2014)
Honorable Randolph Baxter, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
ISDA Publishes EMIR Classification Letter
Brian Barrett,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, July 21, 2015
On July 13, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published the ISDA EMIR Classification Letter (the Classification Letter), a form of letter that may be used by market participants managing their regulatory obligations under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation...
SEC’s Proposed SBS Rules on Cross-Border Security-Based Swap Activities
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, May 25, 2015
When the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted final rules in June 2014 on the cross-border activities of security-based swap (SBS) dealers and major SBS participants, the SEC indicated that it would reserve the definition of the phrase “transaction conducted within the United...
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...
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