NEW YORK (May 26, 2017) – Morrison & Foerster has been named “Americas Law Firm of the Year” by GlobalCapital magazine at its Americas Derivatives Awards, which took place on Thursday, May 25, 2017.
This is the third year in a row the firm has been recognized with this award, which is the highest honor awarded by GlobalCapital at its Americas Derivatives Awards. In addition, the firm had been shortlisted as best regulatory and best transactional law firm for derivatives, underscoring the strength of the firm’s work across the board. The firm was also named GlobalCapital’s “Global Law Firm of the Year” at its Global Derivatives Awards in London in 2016.
The firm’s derivatives practice advises investment and commercial banks, swap dealers, trade associations, sovereigns and corporate users in connection with all aspects of the sale and trading of derivatives and commodities. The practice brings to bear the depth and expertise of a leading capital markets firm in advising clients on product development, transactional matters, documentation issues, and tax and regulatory matters.
GlobalCapital is a leading news, opinion and data service for people and institutions using and working in the international capital markets. It provides clearly voiced, lively coverage of key markets based on the comments of those who work in them, together with a wealth of transaction data and archive material.
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