GuyLaine Charles

GuyLaine Charles

Partner
Phone: (212) 269-1016
E-mail: gcharles@t-hllp.com



GuyLaine Charles represents institutional investors, hedge-funds, financial institutions and corporate clients located in the United States, Europe and Canada in the negotiation and documentation of their trading agreements including physical and financial over-the-counter derivative and commodities transactions through ISDA Master Agreements and other industry standard forms, prime brokerage, securities lending, repurchase, futures and options, and clearing agreements. GuyLaine also negotiates lending agreements and represents investors in private equity funds.

Prior to joining Teigland-Hunt LLP in January 2006, GuyLaine practiced at two of Canada’s leading law firms focusing on structured finance, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border securitization and bank financing. She began her career in private practice at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York, where she worked on structured financings, bank financings and the establishment of private funds. From 1993 to 1994, GuyLaine served as law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada. GuyLaine is a member of the New York Bar and of the Law Society of Upper Canada (the Ontario Bar). She is fluent in English and French.

GuyLaine is on the board of Party for Humanity.

Publications

What Do I Do With My Swap Now? An Overview of the Trading Requirements for Over-the-Counter Derivatives Post Dodd-Frank

The ISDA Master Agreement - Part II: Negotiated Provisions

"The Emerging Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap and Trade Market" - published in The Market Maker (6/09)

OTC Derivative Contracts in Bankruptcy: The Lehman Experience - NY Business Law Journal

The Evolution of Standardization in the OTC Derivatives Market - MFA Reporter