Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Expands Derivatives Capabilities with the Addition of Shareholder Juan M. Arciniegas
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Juan M. Arciniegas has joined the firm's Chicago office as a Shareholder in the Investment Services group.
Mr. Arciniegas works primarily as a derivatives lawyer and has significant experience in the market for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, structured products and futures. He advises on every stage throughout the life cycle of a derivatives transaction, from conducting pre-trade regulatory due diligence to negotiating transactional documentation and advising on post-trade reporting and record-keeping obligations. Before entering private practice, he served as a leading counsel for derivatives and other OTC products for JPMorgan.
"Juan is an important addition to our highly regarded Investment Services group," said Michael A. Nemeroff, President and CEO of Vedder Price. "His deep experience in the derivatives space is a perfect complement to our full suite of high-value legal services for financial services clients."
"We are thrilled to have Juan join our international Investment Services team. His knowledge of derivatives law and structured products, including complex regulatory and compliance issues, will augment our existing capabilities in the investment management space," added David Sturms, Chair of Vedder Price's Investment Services group.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Arciniegas served as Counsel at K&L Gates in San Francisco. He earned his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois.