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Rafal Gawlowski

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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Rafal Gawlowski has a broad derivatives practice, which regularly sees him advise issuer-side clients in transactions.
"He is very good and extremely knowledgeable about the product, and he gives sound and practical solutions - we really trust his advice." "He is a great manager of the team, he is a pioneer in the corporate derivatives market and he is tremendously creative in getting the unique client objectives."
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Rafal Gawlowski is Global Chair of Latham’s Financial Institutions Industry Group, and previously served as Deputy Office Managing Partner of the firm’s New York office. Mr. Gawlowski's transactions most prominently include derivatives products relating to equity-linked capital markets transactions (call spread overlays), structured repurchase transactions (accelerated forward and forward issuer repurchases), issuer forward issuance transactions, various monetization and hedging transactions, and derivative financing transactions, among others.

Mr. Gawlowski has represented a number of financial institutions, including Citi, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Bank of America, and UBS, as well as several publicly traded companies. In addition to derivatives, he has practiced in the areas of cross-border corporate finance, private equity, structured finance, investment management, and banking, both in New York and in London.

Mr. Gawlowski also represents numerous “buy-side” clients on equity derivatives transactions and related issues. In addition, Mr. Gawlowski regularly provides his financial institution, corporate, and other clients with regulatory advice relating to areas relevant to equities and equity derivatives compliance.

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Global Chair of Latham's Financial Institutions Industry Group

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JD, Fordham University School of Law, 2000, cum laude; Order of the Coif

BA, State University of New York, Purchase, 1997, summa cum laud

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