Morrison & Foerster has been named “European Law Firm of the Year – Regulatory” by GlobalCapital magazine at its Global Derivatives Awards, which took place on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. GlobalCapital, a leading news and data service for international capital markets, revealed its list of 2018 Global Derivatives winners at an awards ceremony held in London.
The Derivatives Awards honor the companies, platforms, services, and products that have made significant impacts on the global derivatives market throughout the year. Category winners are selected for their innovation in products and services, improvements to market efficiency, and their ability to provide clients with outstanding service.
MoFo London’s Derivatives Group had a banner year, advising a range of financial institutions, corporate, and start-up clients on complex high-value matters. By combining their deep understanding of derivatives within the broader corporate, M&A, and finance practices, they have successfully advised clients in a globally integrated fashion.
With a focus on technology and finance, the MoFo team utilizes a wide-ranging portfolio of structured products and derivatives expertise to create value for companies looking to lead the market in key areas such as blockchain, “tokenization” of financial products, and ICO transactions. They have also advised a number of international financial institutions – many of which have been clients for more than a decade – on financial regulatory reform, including MiFID II/MiFIR, EMIR, the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III.
The full list of winners can be found here.