Latham helps sophisticated market participants achieve their business objectives through careful and commercially focused attention to structuring, documenting, and negotiating the full range of derivative, strategic equity, and structured product transactions.

We bring vast experience advising on transactions involving traditional assets, such as interest rates, currencies, commodities, securities, and credit, as well as innovative and complex structured products and asset classes, such as crypto, ESG, private equity, weather, longevity, and real estate. Whether clients are looking to hedge, invest, manage their balance sheet, monetize, or arbitrage, we bring an experienced and strategic perspective.

Latham advises investment banks, family offices, public and private companies, and sovereign wealth funds to execute the most sophisticated and complex transactions. Our experience spans the full lifecycle of a transaction, from structuring and legal risk assessment, to negotiation, ongoing legal risk management, restructurings and defaults. Our global team has close working relationships with regulators in key markets, and represents clients facing complex investigations, enforcement, and private litigation involving derivatives and structured products.

We work seamlessly across disciplines, leveraging the firm’s global platform to deliver incisive counsel to clients on the full breadth of transactional, regulatory, enforcement, and risk management aspects of strategic transactions across all key global financial markets.

Latham & Watkins helps clients achieve their business objectives through careful, commercially realistic attention to structuring, documentation and negotiation.