Vlad Maly - McDermott Will & Emery


Vlad Maly has a broad corporate practice, representing clients on general corporate matters, capital markets and derivatives transactions in the context of cross-border financings and acquisition strategies in the context of public M&A.

With his extensive knowledge in the equity derivatives field but broad corporate background, he delivers to clients cross-disciplinary advice covering wide range of products, including equity-linked capital market transactions, structured repurchase transactions and various monetization and hedging strategies involving listed and unlisted shares and LP interests, forward purchases, total return swaps, public and private convertible debt, back-leverage transactions and other hybrid instruments.

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  • Represented an investment fund on a series of Variable Prepaid Forward transactions with a number of financial institutions to allow the client to monetize its stake in a listed company without selling the shares*
  • Advised investment bank with respect to a prepaid forward stake building transaction on 5% of an Italian bank listed on Borsa Italiana*

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  • Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Derivatives – UK, 2024
  • The Legal 500 UK, Recommended, 2023-2024
  • Chambers UK, Capital Markets: Derivatives, 2022-2024
  • IFLR1000, Capital Markets: Derivatives, Financial Services Regulatory, 2023


  • ISDA Financial Law Reform Committee, member


University of Cambridge, MBA, 2015
Tulane Law School, LLM, 2000
Charles University, JD, 1999

England and Wales
New York