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Nicolas Grabar

Nicolas Grabar

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, NY, USA


Nicolas Grabar is a partner based in the New York office. His practice focuses on securities regulation and on the representation of large reporting companies, as well as international capital markets. He plays a primary role in the firm’s work for clients including leading Mexican and Brazilian companies, several Fortune 100 companies and global investment banks.

Mr. Grabar has extensive experience in international financings in public and private markets, in U.S. securities law and regulations applicable to foreign issuers, and in the regulation of financial reporting. He has also specialized in the telecommunications and natural resources sectors, and has advised on acquisitions, joint ventures, privatizations and debt restructurings.

Mr. Grabar’s broad expertise includes dealing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with Exchange Act reporting, shareholder proposals, securities offerings, financial restatements and investigations. Over the past year, Mr. Grabar has been one of the lead partners representing longstanding client Petrobras in various matters, including in significant SEC reporting, corporate governance and financing matters.

Mr. Grabar was honored in 2011 as a "Dealmaker of the Year" and in 2010 as a "Dealmaker in the Spotlight" by The American Lawyer. IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 U.S., The Legal 500 Latin AmericaLatin Lawyer 250: Latin America's Leading Business Law Firms, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Capital Markets Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America repeatedly recognize him as one of the world's best capital markets lawyers.

From 2002 to 2010 Mr. Grabar chaired the annual Practicing Law Institute program on foreign issuers and U.S. securities regulation, and he has served on the securities regulation committees of several bar associations. He is the chair of the Financial Reporting Committee of the New York City Bar Association and a member of the TriBar Committee on Legal Opinions. He has spoken and published on legal opinion practice, securities regulation, international securities offerings, privatizations and securitizations of financial assets. He is a co-author of U.S. Regulation of the International Securities and Derivatives Markets (published by Wolters Kluwer, 10th edition 2011) and is a consulting editor and contributor to The New York Stock Exchange IPO Guide (2nd edition, 2013).

Mr. Grabar joined the firm in 1984 and became a partner in 1991. From 1985 to 1989, he was resident in the Paris office. Mr. Grabar received a J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1982 and an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard College in 1978. He also served as law clerk to the Honorable Pierre N. Leval of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Grabar is a member of the Bar in New York and has been admitted to practice in France. His native language is English, and he is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish and Portuguese.

Nicolas Grabar is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Congress Rolls Back SEC Resource Extraction Payments Rule (February 3, 2017) - Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Non-GAAP Financial Measures: The SEC’s Evolving Views (June 13, 2016) - Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, April 20, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets - Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements - Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions - Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions , Monday, November 13, 2017
Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets - Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets, Thursday, April 19, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets - Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements - Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions - Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions , Monday, November 13, 2017
Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets - Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets, Thursday, April 19, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 13, 2017
Hot Topics in Global Capital Markets - Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2018, Thursday, April 19, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements - Rule 144A Offerings and 4(a)(2) Debt Private Placements, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions - Taking a Closer Look at Securities Opinions , Monday, November 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Friday, May 26, 2017, New York, NY
49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, December 03, 2017, New York, NY
Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2018, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, Boston, MA
Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2018, Monday, May 21, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
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