Nicholas Wendland : Counsel, Drinker Biddle LLP

Nicholas Wendland represents and advises financial institutions in navigating commodities, securities and exchange regulations. Drawing on his extensive experience at FINRA, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and in private practice Nicholas assists his clients in understanding and complying with securities and commodities laws, as well as regulations and rules set by self-regulatory organizations. Nicholas provides concrete and practical guidance regarding complex financial products, global regulations and the business and operational requirements. Nicholas has provided guidance for business and trading activities worldwide, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance for business lines in cash equities, options, futures, fixed income, foreign exchange and swaps. Nicholas also has significant derivatives experience.

Nicholas also is a contributor to the firm's SEC Law Perspectives Blog, which provides reports, discussions, and analyses on noteworthy trends in enforcement and regulatory activity of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other agencies, such as the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).