Jeremy A. Liabo

Associate

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  • BA (Political Science), University of Iowa, 2006
  • JD, cum laude, University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School, 2012; comment editor, The John Marshall Law Review

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2012
  • Chicago Bar Association

Jeremy A. Liabo

Associate

Jeremy focuses his practice on futures and derivatives law. Jeremy regularly advises asset managers including mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices, endowments and insurance companies on commodities law matters including CPO/CTA registration, regulation and compliance issues. Jeremy has significant experience working with regulators, including the CFTC, NFA, futures exchanges and swap execution facilities, on behalf of clients in connection with regulatory inquiries, enforcement actions, regulatory audits and obtaining no-action relief.

In addition, Jeremy regularly advises “buy side” clients on derivatives and trading arrangements. Jeremy frequently represents public companies in connection with equity derivatives transactions, including accelerated share repurchase programs, capped calls and call spread overlays. Jeremy also has experience structuring and negotiating total return swaps.

Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Jeremy was in-house counsel at a CFTC regulated futures exchange. While in law school, Jeremy was a legal intern with the CFTC’s Division of Enforcement.

Publications

Presentations

  • Presenter, “Industry Updates,” Chicago Bar Association’s Futures and Derivatives Law Committee (May 21, 2014)
  • BA (Political Science), University of Iowa, 2006
  • JD, cum laude, University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School, 2012; comment editor, The John Marshall Law Review
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