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Nathan J. Rice

Morgan Stanley
Vice President, Legal and Compliance Division
New York, NY, USA

Nathan J. Rice is a Vice President in the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley.  His primary focus is on the firm’s Basel netting and collateral enforceability activities.  His responsibilities include seeking advice from local law firms in jurisdictions that are new to the firm, refreshing existing advice, monitoring updates to industry opinions, and fielding day to day questions from different business areas with respect to legal netting and collateral enforceability.

He is also the firm’s primary coverage lawyer for forward-settling mortgage securities, and is involved in its related FINRA Rule 4210 compliance efforts.

Prior to joining the Legal and Compliance Division, he was a negotiator in the Institutional Securities Documentation group, where he negotiated various types of master agreements with the firm’s institutional clients.

He is a 2004 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Wisconsin Law Review.  Prior to attending law school he earned a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and worked as an engineer at Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas.  He is originally from Sparta, Wisconsin, and currently lives in New York City.


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