Iram Huq is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s hedge funds and derivatives groups. She represents fund sponsors, hedge funds, other private funds and investment managers in connection with the formation and restructuring of open- and closed-end funds. She advises a broad range of asset management clients on operational, regulatory and compliance matters. Her practice includes negotiating contractual agreements between clients and their service providers.
Iram also has experience in assisting sell-side and buy-side clients in negotiating derivatives trading agreements, including derivatives master agreements and confirmations, futures and options agreements, prime brokerage agreements, custody and account control agreements, master repurchase agreements and forward transaction agreements. Iram assists clients in implementing derivatives strategy in conjunction with their capital markets and/or financing activities.
During law school, Iram was President of the Harvard Law School Moot Court Board and served as a Chayes International Public Service Fellow. Before pursuing her J.D. in the United States, Iram earned an undergraduate law degree in India, where she also served as a law clerk to Justice A.K. Patnaik of the Supreme Court of India.
- Represents a private equity/alternative asset management firm in negotiating its derivatives agreements.
- Represented a food and beverage company in a billion-dollar accelerated share repurchase program.
- Represented a pharmaceutical company in negotiating a capped call in conjunction with the issuance of convertible notes.
- Represents a group of investors in the formation private funds that invest in cryptocurrencies.
- Represents an investments company in the formation of private funds.