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Shearman & Sterling LLP

599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022-6069, USA
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Work +1 212 848 4000
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Fax +1 212 848 7179
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www.shearman.com

Azam Aziz

Tel:
Work +1 212 848 8154
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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’s derivatives practice stands out for the breadth of its expertise, which covers a wide variety of structured transactions for clients including financial institutions and swap dealers, hedge funds, corporate end-users, and market infrastructure providers such as ICE. Donna Parisi assisted Bank of America and Wells Fargo with a structure for the retention of commodity hedges following the bankruptcy of various E&P oil and gas companies. Parisi also advised Citigroup on the implementation under Dodd-Frank of margin requirements for uncleared swaps. Azam Aziz has experience incorporating derivatives into cross-border project financing and Geoffrey Goldman handled numerous equity-linked derivative transactions in 2017.

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