Michael Hardy is a counsel in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the Derivatives and Structured Finance Practices.
Mr. Hardy advises on a range of structured finance and derivatives transactions, including securitizations, structured credit and equity derivatives, securities lending and repo arrangements, repackagings, and structured hedging arrangements. His clients include asset accumulators / private equity funds, banks, other financial institutions, and financial market infrastructures (FMIs). He also advises in relation to regulatory capital, insolvency issues, clearing documentation, netting arrangements, derivatives regulation, and recovery and resolution. Mr. Hardy regularly speaks at derivatives and securitisation industry conferences, seminars, and meetings.