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Erika D. White

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Advises banks, broker-dealers and other institutions regarding credit risks involved in cross-border derivatives and other complex financial transactions.

Erika advises banks, broker-dealers and other institutions regarding credit risks involved in cross-border derivatives and other complex financial transactions, including the enforceability of rights to close-out, net and liquidate collateral upon a counterparty insolvency, as well as issues in connection with broker-dealer insolvencies under the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA).

Her practice also includes the structuring and documentation of collateral and other credit risk mitigation arrangements for a broad range of transactions, including fixed income, equity and credit derivatives, prime brokerage and secured financing transactions, and advising on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on such arrangements.

In the largest-ever SIPA proceeding, Erika represented the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in their multi-billion-dollar claims against Lehman Brothers. She also represented five banking organizations in their first living will submissions

Languages
Japanese
Languages
Japanese

Insights

Final QFC Stay Rules Visual Memorandum
Education
J.D., Columbia Law School
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law
B.A., Swarthmore College
  • with distinction
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2006-present
  • Associate, 1981-1982 and 1986-2006
  • Tokyo office, 1987-1992
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
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