Witold Balaban is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, global co-chair of the firm’s financial institutions industry group, and the former global co-chair of the capital markets practice. He is recognised by leading global financial institution clients for his knowledge of the equity markets and the various financial products developed over the last couple of decades to enable corporate clients to restructure their balance sheets and to finance, monetise and/or hedge large concentrated equity positions. Mr Balaban’s market knowledge and his technical product experience makes him the go-to person for structuring complex and first-of-its-kind equity-linked transactions spanning a number of jurisdictions.
Equity Derivatives 2019
Equity Derivatives provides an in-depth guide to the laws, regulations and authorities governing all aspects of equity derivatives transactions and trades.
With chapters written by local experts in 11 jurisdictions worldwide, topics covered include: regulatory authorities; market structure; categories and types of over-the-counter and exchange-traded equity derivatives; borrowing, selling, and repurchasing shares; risks facing dealers and counterparties; bankruptcy and insolvency rules; reporting obligations; insider trading regulations; taxation issues; and the design and issuance of structured products.
Published in June 2019, this edition features the following chapters:
- John M Brandow, Ray Ibrahim and Mark M Mendez, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom
- United States