Nihal S. Patel

Associate
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 5645

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Practice Areas

  • Broker-Dealer Regulation
  • Commodities & Futures Regulation
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Swap Regulation
  • Financial Regulation
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Structured Products
 
University Northwestern University, B.A., 2004
 
Law SchoolNorthwestern University, School of Law, J.D., 2010
 
Admitted2013, New York
 
Biography

Nihal Patel is an associate in the Firm's Financial Services Department. He counsels both financial institutions and "buy-side" market participants on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues relating to securities and derivatives trading. This includes, inter alia, advice as to numerous aspects of broker-dealer regulation and issues arising under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Nihal also has substantial experience in drafting and negotiating prime brokerage, derivatives, and other trading and financing documentation. Recently, he was a member of the Cadwalader team that represented ISDA in the drafting of documentation protocols for addressing requirements of CFTC regulations adopted under Dodd-Frank.

Nihal is a contributor to the chapters on trading and dealings with customers in Lofchie's Guide to Broker-Dealer Regulation and the swap jurisdiction sub-chapter of Lofchie's Guide to CPO/CTA Regulation.

He earned his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he served on the board of the Northwestern University Law Review. Nihal is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

 
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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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Nihal S. Patel


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