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Jay L. Taylor

Shareholder / New York / Washington, DC

Profile

Jay Taylor is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and serves as chair of the firm’s Corporate & Finance Group. His practice focuses on corporate and financial structuring, capital markets, swaps and derivatives, exempt securities offerings, private investment funds, and complex business and financial transactions. He also has expertise in new technology start-ups and other innovative start-up enterprises such as blockchain solutions and AI. Jay also represents a portfolio of clients in the entertainment space.

Jay’s overall practice consists of legal risk management for a variety of client industries, which is the reduction of legal risk across a variety of business lines and transactions by comprehensively reviewing legal risk factors, identifying issues, and implementing legal protections where necessary or advisable. He has almost 30 years of experience with complex transactions, including reviewing and documenting financial hedges to protect companies from a myriad of economic fluctuations across a wide variety of asset classes including commodity derivatives, fixed or variable income derivatives, and equity derivatives. Jay’s investment banking background informs his expertise in a wide variety of finance and trading documentation such as credit agreements, security grants, financial guarantees, custodial arrangements, cross-netting documentation, and bankruptcy remote entities, for an overall reduction of business and legal risk for capital market participants.

Jay has represented a global client base, including large energy and commodity companies, hedge and investment funds, investment banks, and corporate entities. He led two teams of lawyers to comprehensively review legal and credit terms in capital market and trading documentation portfolios to assess net risk of potential downgrades or adverse conditions in world financial markets for an international bank and for one of the world’s largest hedge funds.

Jay has worked as vice president and legal officer for several global investment banks, including Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, and the former Bear Stearns. He has worked with some of the world’s largest private funds and corporate entities as lead counsel to structured deals at top international law firms. He has also advised many smaller start-up enterprises in the belief that small businesses require as much attention and advice as larger companies.

 

Memberships

Smart City Expo USA Advisory Board Member

Publications

The Corporate Transparency Act Takes Effect

Corporate & Finance Alert / March 7, 2024

News

Anderson Kill Welcomes Jay L. Taylor as Shareholder and Chair of Corporate & Finance Group

July 17, 2023

Speaking Engagements

UNLOCKING FINTECH POTENTIAL TO DRIVE VALUE CREATION / AFRICA VALUE CREATION INITIATIVE 2024

AFRICA SUSTAINABLE FINANCE INTENSIVE / March 25, 2024

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Jay L. Taylor

Shareholder , New York, Washington, DC

Profile

Jay Taylor is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and serves as chair of the firm’s Corporate & Finance Group. His practice focuses on corporate and financial structuring, capital markets, swaps and derivatives, exempt securities offerings, private investment funds, and complex business and financial transactions. He also has expertise in new technology start-ups and other innovative start-up enterprises such as blockchain solutions and AI. Jay also represents a portfolio of clients in the entertainment space.

Jay’s overall practice consists of legal risk management for a variety of client industries, which is the reduction of legal risk across a variety of business lines and transactions by comprehensively reviewing legal risk factors, identifying issues, and implementing legal protections where necessary or advisable. He has almost 30 years of experience with complex transactions, including reviewing and documenting financial hedges to protect companies from a myriad of economic fluctuations across a wide variety of asset classes including commodity derivatives, fixed or variable income derivatives, and equity derivatives. Jay’s investment banking background informs his expertise in a wide variety of finance and trading documentation such as credit agreements, security grants, financial guarantees, custodial arrangements, cross-netting documentation, and bankruptcy remote entities, for an overall reduction of business and legal risk for capital market participants.

Jay has represented a global client base, including large energy and commodity companies, hedge and investment funds, investment banks, and corporate entities. He led two teams of lawyers to comprehensively review legal and credit terms in capital market and trading documentation portfolios to assess net risk of potential downgrades or adverse conditions in world financial markets for an international bank and for one of the world’s largest hedge funds.

Jay has worked as vice president and legal officer for several global investment banks, including Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, and the former Bear Stearns. He has worked with some of the world’s largest private funds and corporate entities as lead counsel to structured deals at top international law firms. He has also advised many smaller start-up enterprises in the belief that small businesses require as much attention and advice as larger companies.

 

Memberships

Smart City Expo USA Advisory Board Member

Publications

The Corporate Transparency Act Takes Effect

Corporate & Finance Alert / March 7, 2024

News

Anderson Kill Welcomes Jay L. Taylor as Shareholder and Chair of Corporate & Finance Group

July 17, 2023

Speaking Engagements

UNLOCKING FINTECH POTENTIAL TO DRIVE VALUE CREATION / AFRICA VALUE CREATION INITIATIVE 2024

AFRICA SUSTAINABLE FINANCE INTENSIVE / March 25, 2024

Education
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D.
  • Howard University, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • New York
Practice Areas

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