Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Fabien Carruzzo is an attorney with Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and heads the firm’s derivatives and structured products practice. Carruzzo advises asset managers, investment funds, commodity traders, investment banks and other market participants on transactional and regulatory matters in the full spectrum of derivatives and structured products. He has significant experience advising clients on trading facilities, brokerage, clearing and custodial arrangements, and derivatives in securitization structures, as well as complex, bespoke derivatives and financing transactions. He assists market participants in assessing and mitigating the liquidity, credit and legal risks inherent in trading securities and financial products.
Carruzzo also advises clients on the implementation of regulatory reforms affecting the derivatives and futures industry globally. He is an active speaker and writer on issues concerning derivatives and financial products and a member of the Task Force on Investment Company Use of Derivatives and Leverage of the American Bar Association's Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities. He has been recognized by Chambers USA as one of the leading practitioners nationwide in derivatives and structured products and by Legal 500 US in the field of structured finance.
Carruzzo holds a Master of Laws degree from The University of Chicago Law School and is a graduate, magna cum laude, of the University of Lausanne Law School and the School of Forensic Science and Criminology, in Switzerland, where he received both a J.D. and a Master in Criminology.