Chapman and Cutler LLP welcomes partner Juan M. Arciniegas to the firm. Arciniegas focuses his practice on transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters associated with a broad range of derivatives and structured finance transactions. For nearly two decades, he has assisted clients in the United States and overseas on a wide variety of arrangements involving over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives products in almost every asset class and market. He has been involved in advising on some of the most challenging issues currently facing global markets, including financial reform legislation and LIBOR transition. Arciniegas also assists clients in the development of bespoke financial digital asset and cryptocurrency transactions, including advising on fintech initiatives in derivatives markets as well as unpacking evolving regulatory and legislative developments at the intersection of digital asset and financial market regulation. Before entering private practice, Arciniegas held positions at several large global financial institutions, serving as internal counsel and documentation specialist, supporting the derivatives, prime brokerage and repurchase transaction business lines.
“We are very pleased to welcome Juan to Chapman,” said Greg Klamrzynski, Chapman’s Chief Executive Partner. “The depth and breadth of Juan’s experience adds to our formidable industry presence serving market participants in all aspects of public finance, banking, corporate finance, investment management, and securities transactions.” Kelley Bender, Chapman’s Chief Operating Partner, noted that “Juan is highly-regarded and well-known in the derivatives product community and we are delighted he chose Chapman.”
“Chapman’s strong financial services platform was instrumental in attracting me to Chapman,” said Arciniegas. “The firm’s exceptional depth of financial industry experience and market insight is an ideal platform for my practice. I look forward to contributing to Chapman’s growth and success.”