Derivatives law is related to contract law and attorneys who are experienced in derivatives will also have a good understanding of other areas of contract law that may apply to your particular situation. If you are involved in a case involving derivatives law, it is important to consult with a derivatives attorney who is specialized in the area that concerns your issue.
There are many areas encompassed by over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives law including:
Derivatives law can also involve issues of insolvency, netting and set-off and conflict of laws. Therefore, if you are involved in a derivatives case, it is very important to search for an experienced attorney in your area who has a good understanding of all the laws regarding derivatives.