The Derivatives Group at Skadden handles the transactional, regulatory, enforcement and litigation aspects of a wide variety of U.S., cross-border and international derivatives matters. Our clients range from some of the largest Fortune 500 corporations, various banks and other financial institutions to mid- and small-cap companies, funds and other end-users. Members of our group have held senior positions at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and have been active participants in every major piece of federal legislation affecting the swaps and futures markets through the Dodd-Frank Act. The depth and strength of our practice have allowed us to anticipate and advise on new issues clients face in the financial markets. Our practice and its members have been recognized among the leading law firms and lawyers in the area of derivatives by U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Chambers USA, Chambers Global, the Legal 500 U.S. and IFLR 1000. Additionally, the firm was named The American Lawyer’s 2018 White Collar/Regulatory Litigation Department of the Year.