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Derivatives
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Provided by Azam Aziz

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Global Head of Corporate and partner in the Derivatives & Structured Products practice.

Focuses on the structuring and documentation of complex over-the-counter derivatives products for banks, corporates, collective investment vehicles and other financial market participants. Practice also includes counseling alternative asset managers regarding regulatory developments, risk management and hedge fund formation. Has extensive experience drafting and negotiating highly structured trading relationships for a wide variety of products. Represents hedge funds and other alternative asset managers, major financial institutions, as well as large corporate clients.

Career

LPM Institute, Legal Project Management Program

Maurice A. DSeane School of Law at Hofstra University, J.D.

State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.E.

Admissions: New York

Personal

https://www.shearman.com/people/a/aziz-azam

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Derivatives - USA
3
Band 3

Global head of the corporate practice Azam Aziz frequently advises on regulatory and transactional matters, with extensive experience acting for buy-side clients."He is experienced, regularly representing funds and dealers, and he is very calm and does not lose his cool under pressure. He is also smart and is always willing to find a pragmatic solution that protects his client." "He is a terrific lawyer: he is very capable, clients love him and he is very easy to work with."

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