Fred Whittell Associate
Fred acts for a number of managed account platforms, hedge funds, asset managers, high-net worth individuals and corporates across a broad range of brokerage, trading, custody and financing matters.
Fred negotiates prime brokerage, custody, ISDA, OTC clearing and exchange traded derivatives agreements for clients, and provides related regulatory advice. He primarily acts for buy-side clients but has experience negotiating derivatives documentation for the sell-side from work at several multinational investment banks. He is a member of the Macfarlanes ESG working group and has particular interests in crypto-assets and financial technology developed during postgraduate research on banking and financial regulation.
During his time at Macfarlanes, Fred has undertaken a secondment at a leading quantitative investment manager.