NEW YORK, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster has been named Equity Derivatives Law Firm of the Year by EQDerivatives at their Global Equity & Volatility Derivatives Awards 2016. The firm was selected based on market intelligence the EQDerivatives team gathered from October 2014 to October 2015.
Morrison & Foerster was recognized for its innovative solutions on behalf of its clients in the derivatives market. The award was determined by the EQDerivatives Editorial Board particularly for the firm's work in innovative structures in the new regulatory environment, as well as positive client feedback.
"We are very gratified by this recognition from EQDerivatives," said Morrison & Foerster's James Tanenbaum, who heads the firm's capital markets practice. "We are pleased that the innovative work of the structured products, derivatives and commodities team continues to help our financial institutions clients achieve their objectives, especially in light of regulatory changes."
EQDerivatives, Inc. brings together all players in institutional equity and volatility derivatives market globally through an online subscription service offering commentary and news on the industry.
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- Ranked by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, IFLR1000 US, IFLR1000 UK, Legal 500 US and Legal 500 UK as a leading derivatives practice.
- Named Best Law Firm for Derivatives – US in 2015 by GlobalCapital at their Americas Derivatives Awards.
- Structured Products Magazine has named us Law Firm of the Year for six of the last ten years. StructuredRetailProducts.com named us Best Law Firm in the Americas in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
SOURCE Morrison & Foerster LLP