Jay Taylor is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and serves as the practice chair of the firm’s Corporate & Finance Group. His practice focuses on corporate and financial structuring, capital markets, swaps and derivatives, exempt securities offerings, private investment funds, and complex business and financial transactions. He also has expertise in new technology start-ups and other innovative start-up enterprises such as blockchain solutions and AI. Jay also represents a portfolio of clients in the entertainment space.
Jay’s overall practice consists of legal risk management for a variety of client industries, which is the reduction of legal risk across a variety of business lines and transactions by comprehensively reviewing legal risk factors, identifying issues, and implementing legal protections where necessary or advisable. He has almost 30 years of experience with complex transactions, including reviewing and documenting financial hedges to protect companies from a myriad of economic fluctuations across a wide variety of asset classes including commodity derivatives, fixed or variable income derivatives, and equity derivatives. Jay’s investment banking background informs his expertise in a wide variety of finance and trading documentation such as credit agreements, security grants, financial guarantees, custodial arrangements, cross-netting documentation, and bankruptcy remote entities, for an overall reduction of business and legal risk for capital market participants.