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Matthew Rench

Matthew Rench

Attorney at Law

New York
New York
Licensed in
NY
New York Law
School
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My practice includes representing startups and small businesses regarding corporate formations, financings, asset sales/purchases, as well as financial institutions/asset managers in various transactional matters, including prime brokerage arangements, cash and synthetic derivatives transactions and restructurings, hedge fund financings (through loans, securities and derivatives), restructuring hedge fund financing facilities, and a variety of derivatives. I've also spent a significant amount of time (primarily from 2007-2009) working on litigation matters as a consultant explaining the mechanics and economics of various financing… read more arrangements that were the subject of litigation.
9
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experience
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Work History

Axiom

Consultant

Oct 2014 - Present

CITI GLOBAL MARKETS, INC.
Consultant, Legal Division
Serve as in-house counsel representing the bank in negotiating cross-product margining arrangements with prime-brokerage clients and implementing internal guidelines to ensure Dodd-Frank and other regulatory compliance.

Oct 2014 - Present

Schulte Roth

Associate

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

Represented financial institutions and asset managers on transactions including:
• advised and negotiated on behalf of clients in structuring Collateralized Loan Obligations and other types of asset-backed securities
• advised clients regarding various regulatory compliance, including Dodd-Frank, risk retention requirements, Volcker Rule, Regulation AB and various US Securities Laws

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014

trueEX Group LLC

Counsel

Nov 2013 - Mar 2014

Served as in-house counsel representing trueEX Group LLC and its subsidiaries (collectively, a designated contract market (DCM) and swap execution facility (SEF)) including:
• advised and negotiated on behalf of the company with investors regarding financing rounds and with financial institutions and asset managers regarding strategic investments
• negotiated various types of user documentation and licensing agreements with participants and clearing firms
• oversaw and advised business and technology units regarding compliance with CFTC and other applicable regulations, including preparing various regulatory filings for the company
• negotiated various agreements on the company’s behalf, including software licensing agreements, service use agreements, consulting and employment agreements and confidentiality agreements

Nov 2013 - Mar 2014

Linklaters, LLP

Managing Associate, Structured Finance and Derivatives

Jul 2007 - Nov 2013

Represented financial institutions and asset managers in cash and synthetic derivatives transactions and restructurings, including structured investment vehicles (SIVs), SIV restructurings, hedge fund financings (through loans, securities and derivatives), restructuring hedge fund financing facilities, a variety of derivatives (including plain vanilla and exotic credit default swaps (single name and portfolio), total return swaps, equity swaps and basis swaps), collateralized debt obligations (cash and synthetic), fund linked products (including hedge fund basket and index-linked notes), receivables and future flow securitizations, credit-linked notes and a variety of other structured finance and derivatives deals.

Jul 2007 - Nov 2013

Morgan Stanley

Consultant - Fixed Income Division

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

Serve as in-house counsel representing the bank in negotiating plain vanilla and bespoke derivative transactions, implementing internal guidelines to ensure Dodd-Frank compliance and various related matters.

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

Goldman Sachs Group

Consultant - Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Division

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Served as in-house counsel representing the bank in 14 different jurisdictions (AEJ) in negotiating derivatives ranging from plain vanilla trades to a bespoke facility with a PRC governmental entity.

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Sadis & Goldberg LLP

Associate, Financial Services Group

Oct 2006 - Jul 2007

Financial Services Practice Group

Oct 2006 - Jul 2007

Jeffrey J. Hass, Professor of Corporate Finance & Securities Law

Research Assistant

Feb 2005 - Feb 2006

Research Assistant

Feb 2005 - Feb 2006

Delegate Peter V.R. Franchot

Legislative Director

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003

Worked with other legislators, their staff members, local interests groups and individual constituents to further the legislative agenda of Delegate Franchot.

Jan 2002 - Jan 2003

Shriver for Congress

Shriver for Congress

Apr 2000 - Jan 2001

Assisted in grassrots field operations for one of the most closely watched and expensive primaries in the country.

Apr 2000 - Jan 2001

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