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Rafal Gawlowski

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Rafal Gawlowski is the Deputy Office Managing Partner of the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Gawlowski serves as the global Co-chair of the Financial Institutions Industry Group, and a member of the firm's Corporate Department and of the Capital Markets, Derivatives and Structured Finance & Securitization practices. Those 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, derivative financing transactions, among others.


Corporate Partner


United States: Finance

Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Within: Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Latham & Watkins LLP has 'a deep bench of multidisciplinary experts' and is regarded by some of its peers as 'perhaps the market-leading equity derivatives group'. Indeed, the team is among the market's most active equity derivative groups on the issuer side and the manager side. Rafal Gawlowski is a key contact for equity-linked derivatives. Another figure in the team is Courtenay Myers Lima, 'a trusted business partner', who specializes in linked notes transactions. Myers Lima acted for Credit Suisse, as issuer, in multiple index-linked notes issuances, and also assisted several foreign banking groups with regulatory matters associated with their US operations. The team also has experience in the development of proprietary trading indices. Also recommended is Melissa Alwang, who specializes in leveraged finance.

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