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Jonathan Cho

Senior Counsel

New York

Cho Jonathan
Jonathan Cho

Senior Counsel

New York

Jonathan’s practice focuses on cross-border financial restructurings, as well as a broad range of structuring, enforcement, and regulatory compliance issues in connection with derivatives, securitization, and lending transactions.

He regularly advises financial institutions on corporate bankruptcies, broker-dealer and futures commission merchant liquidations, and bank insolvencies for purposes of assessing credit risk and capital considerations; clearing, central securities depository, payment system, and other market infrastructure matters; and custodial and secured lending issues in relation to cryptocurrencies.

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Publications: 23 June 2022

Oh no, where's my crypto? What happens to crypto assets when a custodian fails

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Publications: 16 July 2020

Seismic Changes to UK Insolvency Law – Key Issues for US Financial Counterparties

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Experience highlights


New York

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2009


J.D., Columbia Law School, 2009

B.A., Brown University, 2006

Other noteworthy experience


  • Advising on the enforceability of close-out netting and related issues in connection with non-standard transaction structures and counterparty types.
  • Advising on bankruptcy remoteness issues in relation to the insolvency of parties in derivatives and securities clearing chains, including customers, futures commission merchants, broker-dealers, derivatives clearing organizations, and clearing agencies.
  • Advising European financial institutions on enforceability, bankruptcy, and resolution issues affecting their relationships with U.S. central securities depositories.
  • Acting as U.S. counsel in U.S. Chapter 15 bankruptcy filings for: Greensill Capital (UK) Limited; Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited; Cline Mining Corporation; Oilsand Quest Inc.; and Nortel Networks Corporation.