Alice Yurke’s practice covers registered and unregistered structured and derivatives products, including equity and credit, hedge fund, foreign exchange and commodity-linked structures in the U.S. and offshore markets. She advises clients on a variety of products, whether standalone or in the context of a lending, acquisition or other transaction.
In addition to advising numerous financial institutions in structuring financial products for hedging, arbitrage, balance sheet management and liquidity purposes in a variety of sectors, Alice has a background in liquidity and credit support arrangements for commercial paper programs. She has worked in leveraged finance and advises clients on risk-based capital and other regulatory concerns, as well as bankruptcy and workout-related issues in derivatives and loan transactions.
Alice has experience in the regulation of commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisers, introducing brokers and swap execution facilities; matters relating to the election of the end-user exception to mandatory swap clearing; extraterritoriality and substituted compliance issues; and other regulatory concerns arising under the Dodd–Frank financial reforms. As an adviser to banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds and corporations, her cross-disciplinary experience enables her to formulate effective solutions for clients navigating the various regulatory regimes that impact them and their businesses.