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John Servidio is a partner in Goodwin’s Capital Markets and Digital Currency & Blockchain practices. Mr. Servidio represents banks, investment funds and issuers in structuring corporate derivative, equity and equity-linked capital market transactions. He assists clients with hedging structures involving equity, interest rate, foreign currency, energy and commodity derivatives. He also advises dealers, asset managers and corporate clients on resolving issues related to the Dodd-Frank Act, as well as Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules and regulations. In addition to transactions involving traditional commodities, securities and derivatives, Mr. Servidio advises clients on structuring investments in digital asset (cryptocurrency), distributed ledger (blockchain) and other financial technologies.
Prior to joining Goodwin in 2018, Mr. Servidio was a partner at Winston & Strawn. His previous industry experience includes serving as assistant general counsel at a major bank and as an attorney in the legal department of another large investment banking firm. Before law school, Mr. Servidio was an analyst in the real estate group at a large commercial bank. He is a frequent author and speaker on swaps, derivatives and regulatory challenges facing banks and other financial institutions.