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Eduardo Barrachina is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets Practice in London and is an English and Spanish qualified lawyer. Eduardo specialises in OTC derivatives and structured finance transactions, covering different products and instruments. He also has sound experience on multijurisdictional capital markets deals acting for the arranger, both conventional (EMTNs, Certificates of Deposit) and Islamic finance (Sukuks and Islamic CDOs). In addition, Eduardo's experience also covers acting for the rating agency in CMBS and other structured finance transactions. His international experience includes five months in a top Indian law firm in Delhi in 2003. Prior to joining the Firm in October 2007, Eduardo worked in the finance group of an international US law firm in London. Eduardo qualified in the international securities group of a leading UK law firm in December 2005.
Eduardo has recently spent a one-year secondment in the legal team of a leading US investment bank. Eduardo assisted the FX, currencies and futures team as well as the structured finance desk.
Eduardo spent a two-year-long secondment at a leading French investment bank where he worked in the trading and derivatives group. During these two years, Eduardo provided legal support to different global markets business desks, with a particular focus on master agreement documentation (standard and ad-hoc), credit derivative swaps (documentation and credit events), collateral support documentation, repurchase transactions and stock lending, synthetic securitisations and regulatory matters (most notably, new EU clearing legislation and Big and Small Bang Protocols). In 2008, Eduardo spent six months in the Firm's Frankfurt office dealing with English law aspects in international and German finance deals.
Eduardo is actively engaged in our Spanish country practice and represents White & Case at the Executive Committee of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom.
Advising on the hedging structure of a CMBS transaction.
Representation of Nord Stream AG in connection with the hedging of Phase II of the €9bn Nord Stream gas pipeline project. This transaction involved the negotiation of hedging agreements with a syndicate of various hedging counterparties.
Advising on the structuring of a new CLN/ELN Programme for a Russian financial institution.
Advising on the English law aspects under an issuance of Commercial Paper Notes by a German financial institution.
Advising the collateral manager in Scute Bali B.V., a managed portfolio CLO transaction.
Derecho del Mercado de Valores (Securities Market Law), Difusión Juridica y Temas de Actualidad, April 2011
Fundamental Aspects of the new financial regulatory model in the UK, Economist & Jurist, December 2011