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Shearman & Sterling LLP

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

Geoffrey Goldman

Tel:
Work +1 212 848 4867
Email:
Web:
www.shearman.com/en/people/g/goldman-geoffrey-b
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Work Department

Derivatives & Structured Products

Position

Partner

Career

Geoffrey has extensive experience structuring and documenting over-the-counter derivatives transactions, particularly credit and equity derivatives. He regularly provides advice to clearinghouses and other infrastructure providers on commodities, securities and other regulatory issues relating to derivatives and other financial products. He also has broad experience representing issuers and underwriters of synthetic and cash-flow collateralized debt obligation transactions, and has advised clients on structuring public and private commodity pools.

Geoffrey represents major U.S. and foreign financial institutions, clearing organizations and trading facilities (such as IntercontinentalExchange and its subsidiaries), derivatives infrastructure providers (such as Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation), corporate users of derivatives, hedge funds and industry groups.

Languages

English

Member

  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Derivatives and Futures Law Committee
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Futures and Derivatives Regulation

Education

  • Columbia Law School, J.D. (Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Law Review)
  • Stanford University, A.B.


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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