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Michael Sackheim

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Derivatives , Derivatives: Enforcement
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Michael Sackheim has an impressive regulatory and transactional practice and he is seen as a leader on ethical considerations of market practice.
"Michael Sackheim supports us with great insights on strategic decision-making on regulatory compliance issues." "A leader in this space, he has been around forever and he has institutional knowledge that is incredibly helpful."
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Michael Sackheim has an impressive regulatory and transactional practice and he is seen as a leader on ethical considerations of market practice.
"Michael Sackheim supports us with great insights on strategic decision-making on regulatory compliance issues." "A leader in this space, he has been around forever and he has institutional knowledge that is incredibly helpful."
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Michael Sackheim focuses on derivatives transactional and regulatory matters in the Securities Enforcement and Regulatory Practice. In the enforcement area, he has represented trading entities in Commodity Futures Trading Commission enforcement actions, including a Dubai energy trader, a Texas energy company, an Asian state-owned cotton trader, a Japanese bank with respect to LIBOR benchmarking, a British bank concerning its foreign exchange trading and was appointed by a federal judge to be the receiver in a CFTC foreign exchange enforcement case. Currently, Michael is representing a trader in a criminal investigation into alleged “spoofing” in the futures markets. He regularly advises clients on compliance with CFTC and National Futures Association regulations and negotiates all forms of trading agreements, including on an ongoing basis for the past 10 years for a large mutual funds group.

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Michael is the managing editor of Futures & Derivatives Law Report. He is the author of scholarly articles on both derivatives and legal ethics. Michael is the co-editor of a legal treatise, The Virtual Currency Regulation Review (published by Law Business Research Ltd. in 2018).

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