Financial Products & Structured Finance Lawyers | McDermott

Structured Finance, Derivatives & Financial Products


The use of sophisticated financial instruments is an effective tool for companies to help manage risk and optimize operations. Successfully utilizing structured financial products requires a deft understanding of the market – both the products available and how the use of structured financial products can protect or enhance a client’s business.

McDermott has deep experience in the design, trading and use of structured products, derivative financial products and synthetic derivatives. We provide clients a skilled team of lawyers with a stellar reputation and demonstrated success in structured finance. The group is led by lawyers known in the industry as “go to” for structured finance legal needs. In fact, they are recognized for their work by leading directories including Chambers USA and Legal 500.

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  • A family of financial services companies on setting up and operating its weather derivatives and weather insurance platforms. We designed and negotiated the structural derivatives and advised on tax, regulatory, and legal matters
  • A major trading company with the analysis of more than 300 different products and agreements for Dodd-Frank regulatory compliance for a major trading company
  • A global financial institution with a ground-breaking securitization involving the issuance of Solar Asset Backed Notes, backed by the monthly solar power (PV) systems lease and power purchase agreement payments by thousands of residential customers

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