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Marcelo L. Riffaud

Managing Director and Global Head of Markets Legal, Americas
New York, NY, USA

Legal Coverage Areas and Expertise:

  • Coverage: includes Markets, Equities, Prime Services,and Structured Products
  • Expertise:includes securities laws, margin, equity sales & trading (including electronic, DMA, portfolio/program, block, international, soft dollars), derivatives (otc and listed), convertibles (origination and sales & trading), financing of equity and fixed income products (through prime brokerage, structured finance derivatives, sec lending, repo)

Professional Experience:

  • Barclays,Jan 2012-Present
  • Deutsche Bank, Legal department, 1999-2011
  • Morgan Stanley, Legal department, 1995-1999
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell, Associate, 1991- 1994


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. cum laude 1991; Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
  • M.I.T., S.B. 1982, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Internal/ External Affiliations and Certifications:

  • Member of Markets Executive Committee
  • Member of Equities Management Committee
  • SIFMA Derivative Products Committee
  • SIFMA Prime Brokerage and Securities Lending Committee
  • SIFMA Equity Markets and Trading Committee

Other Personal Information and Interests:

  • Fluent Spanish

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