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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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Azam Aziz

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Shearman & Sterling LLP

Work Department

Derivatives & Structured Products 

Position

Partner

Career

Azam focuses on the structuring and documentation of complex over-the-counter derivatives products for banks, collective investment vehicles and other financial market participants. His practice also includes counseling alternative asset managers regarding regulatory developments, risk management and hedge fund formation. He has extensive experience drafting and negotiating highly structured trading relationships for a wide variety of products.

Azam represents major financial institutions, hedge funds and alternative asset managers as well as large corporate clients.

Languages

English

Education

  • LPM Institute, Legal Project Management Program
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. (Managing Editor, Hofstra Law Review)
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.E.


United States: Finance

Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Within: Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

Shearman & Sterling LLP is engaged by buy-side and sell-side clients and market infrastructure providers, and has broad strengths in equity, commodity and credit-linked derivatives and proprietary trading. Practice head Donna Parisi and Azam Aziz provide ongoing regulatory and transactional derivatives advice to a litany of hedge funds and corporate end-users, and also regularly advise financial institutions and corporate issuers on equity derivatives transactions including equity collars, convertible note hedges and total return swaps. Parisi is also assisting Citigroup with amendments to its margin documentation with respect to uncleared OTC derivatives. Also recommended is Geoffrey Goldman, who is acting for IntercontinentalExchange in relation to the development of its swaps and futures clearinghouses and trading business; in this capacity, the team has been especially active in the development of blockchain-related derivative trading.

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