Giorgio Bovenzi > Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile
Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. Offices
30 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA, 26TH FLOOR
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Finance; Financial Regulatory; Restructuring; Corporate; International; Margin Lending and Structured Equity; Derivatives
Giorgio Bovenzi is a finance and restructuring lawyer and leads Haynes and Boone’s Global Credit Risk Management practice. He advises clients on commercial, banking and insolvency law in the context of financial market transactions, providing analysis and implementation of arrangements designed to mitigate credit risk and adverse regulatory capital implications across multiple jurisdictions. He recently expanded the scope of his practice to include digital assets and their credit and regulatory implications. Giorgio’s practice relies on 25 years of experience in credit, banking, regulatory, derivatives and insolvency law in multiple jurisdictions around the world.
After graduating in Italy from the Universita’ degli Studi di Napoli Federico II – Law School and practicing as a litigator in Italy, Giorgio obtained a Master of Comparative Jurisprudence from New York University School of Law in 1995 and, after a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Donald C. Pogue at the U.S. Court of International Trade and then admission to the New York Bar, he started to practice in the United States. Before joining Haynes and Boone in 2019, Giorgio practiced at Wall Street law firms in New York City.
International Bar Association, Banking Law Committee (Officer)
American Bankruptcy Institute
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1995
J.D. Equivalent, University of Naples Federico II School of Law, 1988
The derivatives practice at Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is diverse, encompassing a wide variety of asset classes, including equity, FX and increasingly environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments. The group advises buy-side and end-user clients, including an impressive array of institutional investors. Areas of expertise include traditional and more exotic hedging and derivatives, project finance-related hedging agreements, over-the-counter and structured derivatives, as well as ISDA regulatory and prime brokerage advice. Contacts in the team include Houston-based Neal Kaminsky, who leads the practice group; Giorgio Bovenzi, who has built a strong global credit risk practice and is rated by clients for his ‘solution-oriented‘ service; Matthew Frankle, a specialist in equity derivatives and margin loans; and Brian Sung, who maintains a very broad practice covering a variety of structured transactions for buy- and sell-side clients. Washington DC’s Phil Lookadoo is an expert in energy and project finance-related derivatives and commodities issues. Named lawyers are based in New York unless stated otherwise.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Intellectual property > Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
- Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas
- Finance > Structured finance: derivatives and structured products
- M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)
- Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional