Finance Law Institute

2014 Finance Law Institute Program and Schedule

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 9:00am – 12:30pm

Applications for the Finance Law Institute are now closed


All descriptions and speakers subject to change.


9:00am – 10:30am     Developments in Global Capital Markets

Speakers will review recent updates in the domestic and international capital markets, including topics such as market adoption and acceptance of certain provisions of the JOBS Act (including scaled disclosure, “testing the waters” and general solicitation) as well as other current trends in the equity and debt markets, followed by a round table discussion with institute participants.

Speakers: Noah Kressler (Associate, Weil), John T. Owen (Partner, Jones Day), Daniel Winterfeldt (Partner, CMS)


10:30am – 10:45 am     Break


10:45am – 11:30am     Trends in Financial Regulation Enforcement

Speakers: David Meister (Partner, Skadden Arps & Former Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission)


11:30am – 12:30pm     Counseling Companies in the new Financial Regulatory Environment

Speakers: Beth Ising (Partner, Gibson Dunn), Graham W. McCall (Associate, Skadden Arps & Former Staff Member, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission), Joe Vallo (Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP), Catherine D. Whiting (Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)