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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, 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. He advises these clients on documentation of those transactions and on internal and regulatory compliance, investigations, enforcement actions and other disputes, including those arising from close out and valuation in the context of counterparty insolvency proceedings.
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 (2006-2017)
Honorable Edward C. Reed of the U.S. District Court
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