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Expert resume of Habib Motani

Consultant, Clifford Chance LLP London; P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert

Habib Motani is a consultant in the International Finance Practice of Clifford Chance and is based in its London office. 

Habib has specialised in acting for banks and other financial services institutions across a wide product range, including derivatives products, netting, repos and securities lending, payment and settlement systems and capital markets and other credit facilities. He has participated in many financial services industry infrastructure initiatives relating to risk management, sales and trading and derivatives, including standardisation of documents, collateral and, in addition, he has served for 12 years, first as a Member and then as Chair, on the Shia Ismaili Muslim International Conciliation and Arbitration Board. He is also a Member of the Law Advisory Board of University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Habib’s recent work includes: significant involvement in market standard derivatives and sales and trading documentation, including for ISDA; extensive experience of structured products, including retail structured products, such as notes, warrants and certificates programmes and securitised derivative issues; corporate equity derivatives and equity financings; and extensive involvement in market consultations and initiatives in relation to netting, collateral, clearing and settlement, disclosure and prospectus requirements.