Firm News

Felix Shipkevich Named to NYCLA Board of Directors

May 30th, 2012

At the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s (NYCLA) Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 24, Mr. Shipkevich was named to the Board of Directors of the New York County Lawyers’ Association. Mr. Shipkevich previously chaired NYCLA’s Futures and Derivatives Committee.


Guide to Final and Interim Final Rulemaking on Commodity Options

April 27th, 2012

Introduction On April 18, 2012, the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (the “Commission” or “CFTC”) announced that it would adopt a final and interim final rule to address commodity options under the same laws and rules applicable to all other swaps. The rule is in accordance with section 721 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which defines […]