Futures and Derivatives Law

Futures and Derivatives Law and Regulation at De Silva Law Offices

At De Silva Law Offices, we offer extensive expertise in representing a diverse range of clients including brokerage firms, trading firms, end users, proprietary traders, brokers, software engineers, advisors, exchange officials and businesspeople.  Our practice covers a broad spectrum of commercial transactions involving futures and structured products, across various asset classes such as interest rates, digital assets, commodities and securities.  This diversity equips us with a comprehensive understanding of market complexities and the ability to provide innovative solutions.

With a solid foundation built on years of experience as a trader on the trading floor, R Tamara de Silva brings unparalleled insight into market structure and the futures industry. This unique background, combined with decades of representing hedge funds, CTAs, CPOs, exchange directors, trading houses and brokerage firms, enables R Tamara de Silva  to navigate the intricacies of futures and derivatives regulation effectively.

Our practice is deeply rooted in over two and half decades of understanding and practice involving regulatory frameworks and market structure. This deep bench of industry expertise is brought to bear in guiding clients through the labyrinth of rules and regulations that impact their operations.  R Tamara de Silva has a long record of defending professionals and firm in regulatory investigations, enforcement and litigation challenges.  

De Silva Law Offices is your one stop solution for regulatory compliance, outside general counsel services, and audit and enforcement action defense in the securities and alternative investment space.

Attorney Tamara de Silva is ready to help you. Call us right now at (312) 500-8424 or contact us online to get started!

Expertise and Insight for Client Success

De Silva Law Offices spans the full breadth of the dynamic and ever-evolving financial markets and specifically in the futures industry.  R Tamara de Silva’s clients range from brokerage firms and a wide variety of investment managers to hedge funds, private equity, other alternative funds, proprietary trading firms and innovators in the blockchain space.  While our clients are diverse, our focus is singular: providing customized, pragmatic legal advice that helps your business grow and prosper.
Unlike many larger law firms, clients of De Silva Law Offices do not bear the cost of an associate’s learning curve.   Our specialty is the futures industry.  With a deep understanding of your business, we save you time and resources by quickly finding effective solutions to complex registration and compliance issues.

R Tamara de Silva’s extensive background as a trader and experience representing key industry players provide unmatched insight into the futures and derivatives sector. Her deep industry knowledge is reflected in her writings, which offer valuable perspectives and are widely read by clients and lawyers. 

  • Specialization

    Specialization in the law governing the trading markets, combined with an industry insider’s understanding equal unparalleled expertise.

  • Strategic Partnership
    R Tamara de Silva has strategic partnerships with some of the best criminal defense attorneys in the country, summoning over 100 years of combined litigation experience.
  • Proven Track Record
    Lead counsel on the first class action involving market manipulation and spoofing in the futures markets under Dodd-Frank.
  • Experience
    With a robust professional journey spanning over two decades, R Tamara de Silva has fostered an extensive repertoire of legal insights, finely honed strategies, and a profound understanding of intricate legal nuances.

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