For a broad-based perspective, clients rely on Charles Dropkin’s diversified business and litigation skills. Charles provides solutions based on careful and keen judgment.

A partner in the Corporate Department and former head of the Finance Group, Charles has extraordinary experience in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters as they affect financial services entities (U.S. and non-U.S. banks and bank holding companies, investment banks, insurance companies and hedge funds) as well as family trusts and private equity/venture capital investors. He also has cutting edge experience in new product development.

It was reported this month that ING Groep NV and a major international bank recently completed the first live securities lending transaction settled using distributed ledger technology (“DLT”). The transaction involved the banks swapping baskets of government securities through a collateral lending application from financial technology company HQLAx built using