Phone: (212) 269-1016
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.