Ashley Weeks is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Financial Institutions and Fintech Industry Groups and Commodities and Derivatives Regulation and Enforcement, Derivatives, and Financial Regulatory Practices.
Ms. Weeks advises clients on regulatory, compliance, and transactional issues relating to commodities and derivatives products.
Ms. Weeks has experience representing investment banks, corporations, and asset managers in structured investments and derivatives transactions, including interest rate derivatives, foreign exchange (FX) transactions, equity derivatives, and commodity transactions. She also has experience representing clients in structuring finance-linked hedging structures in the project finance industry.
Ms. Weeks maintains a regulatory practice consisting of assisting financial institutions, corporate end-users, intermediaries, trading venues, and other derivatives, commodities, and crypto market participants with US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory compliance matters under the Dodd-Frank Act.
Ms. Weeks currently serves as both a global co-leader and the local New York office leader of Latham’s First Generation Professionals (FGP) lawyers’ affinity group, and has been selected by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) as a member of the inaugural cohort of derivatives professionals to participate in the ISDA Future Leaders in Derivatives (IFLD) program.