Jeffrey Golden

Jeffrey Golden

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Jeffrey Golden is the founder and chair emeritus of the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Foundation in The Hague, and a member of the Foundation’s panel of recognised international market experts in finance, an honorary fellow and member of court at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he has also been a visiting professor in the law department (2010– 2013), and joint head of Chambers at 3 Hare Court. He previously retired from international law firm Allen & Overy LLP, which he joined as a partner in 1994 after 15 years with the leading Wall Street practice of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He was the founding partner of Allen & Overy’s US law practice and senior partner in the firm’s global derivatives practice, and has broad experience of a wide range of capital markets matters, including swaps and derivatives, international equity and debt offerings, US private placements and listings, and mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has acted extensively for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and was a principal author of ISDA’s master agreements. He has also acted as an arbitrator and as a mediator, and has appeared as an expert witness in several high-profile derivatives cases.

Professor Golden has served on the Financial Stability Board’s market participants group for reforming interest rate benchmarks, the American Bar Association’s working group on the rule of law and economic development (chair), the Financial Markets Law Committee’s working groups on amicus briefs, emergency powers legislation and Enron v. TXU (chair), the Financial Law Panel’s working groups on agency dealings by fund managers and other intermediaries and building societies legislation, the Federal Trust’s working group on European securities regulation and the European Commission’s study group, and the City of London joint working group and ISDA taskforces on the legal aspects of monetary union. He is a former chair of the Society of English and American Lawyers (SEAL), a former chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law and a former member of the ABA House of Delegates, an elected member of the American Law Institute, a life fellow (former co-chair, international) of the American Bar Foundation and a former trustee of the International Bar Association Foundation. In 2016, he was elected an Honorary Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple; in 2019, he received the American Bar Association International Lifetime Achievement Award; and, in 2020, he was awarded the inaugural Lifetime Contributor – Private Practice Award at Week’s Legal Innovation Awards 2020 ceremony.

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The International Capital Markets Review

Edition 11

The International Capital Markets Review is an incisive overview of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing the capital markets in major jurisdictions worldwide. It offers practical guidance on a range of key issues, including the regulators’ recent enforcement activities, prospectus requirements and other mandatory disclosures, tax considerations and much more.

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