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Reed Smith hires the head of Latham & Watkins’ CFTC practice

Peter Malyshev joins as a partner in its Washington, DC office

20 August 2015

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Global law firm Reed Smith has announced today that it has appointed Peter Malyshev as a partner in its global energy and natural resources (ENR) group.

Malyshev previously led the Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC) practice at Latham & Watkins.

"Peter is well established and highly respected in international commodities and derivatives law," said Reed Smith ENR chair Kyri Evagora in London.

"A market leader in guiding new registered entities through the registration process, Peter is particularly well recognised for his work with exchanges and electronic trading platforms, and innovative derivatives products.

"His arrival underlines our firm’s commitment to offering exceptional CFTC, SEC and FERC regulatory services to our derivatives, energy and commodities clients.”

Malyshev's practice focuses on regulatory, compliance and transactional issues related to commodities, securities and derivatives products.



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