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William J. Breslin


  • Partner | Asset Management

Washington, DC

T: +1.202.639.7051

William (Bill) Breslin advises clients on regulatory and transactional issues related to derivatives, futures, commodities, and securities law matters.

Bill’s clients include hedge fund managers, private equity managers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, futures commission merchants, commercial end-users, and other businesses. In addition to transactional and regulatory work, Bill assists clients on their compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the applicable requirements of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Futures Association, and the rules and regulations of various clearinghouses and exchanges. Bill also specializes in negotiating and documenting over-the-counter and exchange-traded and cleared derivatives.

Bill is recognized as a 2022 “Leading Lawyer” by Legal 500 in Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products.

Professional associations

  • Member, Committee on Futures Regulation, New York City Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Swap Dealers Subcommittee, CFTC

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