Elise is an associate in the firm's derivatives and commodities group. Elise focuses her practice on over-the-counter derivatives negotiation and trading documentation for private equity funds, hedge funds, registered funds and corporate entities. She also provides advice with respect to laws and regulations governing derivatives trading, including compliance issues under Dodd Frank.
- Provides advice to private equity funds, hedge funds and registered investment funds on the negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements, master confirmation agreements, triparty agreements for collateral, Master Repurchase Agreements, Global Master Repurchase Agreements, Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreements, prime brokerage agreements and other trading documentation.
- Advises sponsors to private equity funds on interest rate and currency derivatives transactions, including deal contingent products for hedging currency and interest rate exposure at entry and exit of an investment.
- Advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies on loan-linked interest rate hedging.
- Advises "buy side" clients with respect to laws and regulations governing derivatives trading, including the Dodd-Frank Act.