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Aziz, Azam H.

Azam H. Aziz


Azam H. Aziz is global co-head of Corporate and a partner in the Derivatives & Structured Products practice.  Mr. Aziz’s practice focuses on the structuring and documentation of complex over-the-counter derivatives products for banks, collective investment vehicles and other financial market participants.  His practice also includes counseling alternative asset managers regarding regulatory developments, risk management, and hedge fund formation and organization.  He has extensive experience developing, drafting and negotiating highly structured trading relationships for a wide variety of products, including fixed income and credit derivatives, total returns swaps, equity derivatives, fund-linked products, securities lending and repurchase agreements as well as prime brokerage, debt and claims trading and other cash and synthetic trading documentation.  He also has experience advising a range of market participants during significant market disruptions and counterparty failures, including during the failures of Long-Term Capital Management, Enron, Refco, Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers.



  • LPM Institute, Legal Project Management Program
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1996
    • Hofstra Law Review, Managing Editor, 1995-1996
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.E., 1992
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