Edward Black

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Edward has a broad and deep experience of the financial services sector having worked in this space for nearly thirty years. He has extensive expertise in all aspects of financial services and markets law and regulation as well as derivatives, funds and other financial products. His specialist experience as a regulatory, advisory and transactional financial services lawyer and as a compliance consultant includes investment funds (particularly hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment funds); OTC as well as on-exchange derivatives and securities; proprietary traders including high frequency traders and automated traders; and regulation of exchanges, clearing houses and other financial markets and products.

In addition to being an English solicitor he was admitted as a member of the bar of the State of New York in 1983 and has practiced in both the UK and the US. Edward’s practice within the financial services and markets space has particularly focused on cross-border and multi-jurisdictional products, transactions and structures. His client base is both “buy-side” and “sell-side” and includes funds and asset managers and advisers; derivatives and securities brokers and dealers; investment banks, proprietary traders and corporate finance firms as well as family offices and institutional investors.

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