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Richard Ostrander

Managing Director, Legal & Compliance
New York, NY, USA

Rick Ostrander is a Managing Director in BlackRock’s Legal and Compliance Department.  Rick is the global head of legal coverage for Trading and Investments.  He has responsibility for legal coverage and documentation of OTC derivatives, cleared derivatives, futures, repo, prime brokerage and securities lending, as well as legal coverage of trading in equities, bonds, loans and structured products.  Rick is actively involved in the Firm’s advocacy, assessment and implementation of regulatory changes affecting trading and derivatives.  Rick joined BlackRock in the Fall of 2011. 

Prior to joining BlackRock, Rick was the global legal coverage head for Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Fixed Income Division.  Rick spent over 13 years at Morgan Stanley covering a variety of fixed income structured products, derivatives and cash trading desks.  Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Rick was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.

Rick received a B.A. from Hamilton College in 1988 and an MBA and JD from Stanford University in 1995.


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