Brian Sung > Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.
United States

Work Department

Finance; Derivatives; Financial Regulatory; Margin Lending and Structured Equity; Commodities; Investment Management; Fintech Virtual Currency and Blockchain; Leveraged Financings; Multi- Currency/Cross Border Financings




Brain’s concentrates his practice in the areas of derivatives, commodities, prime brokerage, structured equity/margin lending, cryptocurrency financing and other alternative investments. He represents banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions, borrowers, institutional investors and other corporate entities, as well as cryptocurrency trading entities and funds in connection with a variety of derivatives, hedging, structured products, repos, securities lending, margin loan, structured equity financing, commodities and other financing transactions and in providing related regulatory and interpretive advice. B


English, Korean, Spanish


J.D., Columbia Law School, 2000, Managing Editor, Journal of Transnational Law; Parker Certificate (Achievement in International Law)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

(Next Generation Partners)

Brian SungHaynes and Boone, L.L.P.

The derivatives team at Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. advises a broad range of clients, including international banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, and bank holding companies on securities, derivatives, and regulatory matters. Its derivatives expertise extends to hedging derivatives, over-the-counter products, and project finance-related hedging agreements. Practice head Neal Kaminsky is based in Houston and covers compliance with Dodd-France, CFTC, and FERC regulatory requirements. In New York, Giorgio Bovenzi specializes in global credit risk management regarding derivatives. He works alongside Matthew Frankle, a key contact regarding equity financing transactions such as swaps, options, and repurchase agreements, and Brian Sung, who focuses on derivatives and commodities markets, as well as alternatives investments and cryptocurrency. Based in Washington DC, Phil Lookadoo focuses on the energy and project finance derivatives space.