Edward J. Rosen’s practice includes domestic and international matters, specializing in the structuring of complex securities and derivatives transactions, U.S. securities and commodities law regulation and financial product development and documentation. Mr. Rosen advises a broad range of market participants, including trade associations, exchanges, clearinghouses, investment banks, commercial banks, brokers, electronic trading platforms, money managers, traders, professional intermediaries and end users, in the U.S. and abroad.
Mr. Rosen has served as counsel to the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the Securities Industry Association, the Futures Industry Association, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and The Bond Market Association. Mr. Rosen acted as counsel to each of the Derivatives Policy Group and the Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group. Mr. Rosen also served as counsel to and as a member of the Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group II.
Mr. Rosen is internationally distinguished as a "leader" in the field of derivatives by The Best Lawyers in America, Superlawyers, Chambers Global, Chambers USA and PLC Which Lawyer?.
Mr. Rosen is a co-author of the two volume treatise U.S. Regulation of the International Securities and Derivatives Markets. Mr. Rosen is a member of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association Regulatory Committee, the Board of Directors of the Futures Industry Association and the CFTC Technology Advisory Committee. Mr. Rosen is also on the International Advisory Board of the Oxford University Press Capital Markets Law Journal. Mr. Rosen is a regular speaker, and has frequently testified before Congress, on topics relating to derivatives and financial market issues. Mr. Rosen is the current chair of the Practicing Law Institute Annual Program on Swaps and Other Derivatives.
Mr. Rosen received a J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1982, where he was a Stone Scholar, and an undergraduate degree with honors from Balliol College, Oxford University, in 1975. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court.