John Servidio is a partner in Goodwin’s Capital Markets and Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology practices. He advises clients on the origination, sales and trading of financial instruments including securities, rates, currencies, commodities and digital assets. In the capital markets space, Mr. Servidio assists dealers and issuers with structuring equity and equity-linked offerings, hedging and monetization transactions, securities repurchase programs and corporate derivatives. In the blockchain technology space, he helps clients build decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms and develop strategies for staking, financing, lending and trading virtual currencies.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Servidio was a partner at Winston & Strawn. His previous industry experience includes serving as assistant general counsel at a global investment bank and as an attorney at another well-known investment banking firm. Before law school, Mr. Servidio was an analyst in the real estate group at a large commercial bank. He is a frequent author and speaker on swaps, derivatives, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

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Mr. Servidio’s recent deal experience includes:

  • Representation of issuer and investment bank clients on equity-linked capital-raising transactions, including convertible bond offerings, bond hedge and warrant/capped call overlays, issuer stock borrow/ prepaid forward arrangements, at-the-market (ATM) offerings and forward stock offerings with fixed price or ATM executions.
  • Representation of issuer and investment bank clients on accelerated share repurchase transactions, common stock buy-back programs and convertible note repurchase strategies.
  • Representation of corporate and investment bank clients on hedging and monetization strategies; derivative share acquisition and disposition transactions and other structured equity solutions.
  • Negotiating prime brokerage, securities and financing documentation such as listed and cleared execution, custodial/tri-party, Master Repurchase, Global Master Repurchase, Master Securities Loan and Master Securities Forward Transaction Agreements.
  • Negotiating derivatives documentation such as ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support Annexes, collateral agreements, and master confirmations.

Mr. Servidio’s recent regulatory experience includes:

  • Advising clients on the Commodity Exchange Act; CFTC, CME and ICE regulations; CFTC and NFA registrations and examinations, CFTC enforcement matters; as well as considerations for the sales, trading and financing of Bitcoin, Ether and other virtual currencies.
  • Advising clients on Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, SEC, FINRA, NYSE and Nasdaq issues raised by equity derivative transactions; as well as investments in security tokens, distributed ledger infrastructure and digital asset trading platforms.
  • Advising clients on Dodd-Frank Act rules including Title VII swap and security-based swap rule implementation, as well as compliance with ISDA protocols and CFTC swap documentation, reporting, clearing, margin and collateral segregation requirements.
  • Advising clients on banking agency regulations regarding swaps and other derivatives, including on the replacement of LIBOR with the SOFR or other alternative reference rates.
  • Advising clients on compliance with foreign derivatives regulation in the U.K., Europe, Hong Kong and other non-U.S. jurisdictions.

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J.D., 2002
Pepperdine University
M.B.A., 2002
Pepperdine University
B.S.B.A., 1996
University of Arizona

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