Finance Law Institute

2015 Finance Law Institute Program and Schedule

Friday, August 7, 2015 | 9:00am – 12:30pm

Only experience finance law attorneys may apply. Please apply here

All descriptions and speakers subject to change.

 

9:00am – 9:20am Registration and Networking/Coffee

 

9:20am – 9:30am Opening Remarks

Presented by: Daniel Winterfeldt & Greg Todd

 

9:30am – 10:15am International Capital Markets Overview: Current market trends in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia
Join us for a discussion of cutting edge international capital market trends as well as current issues on which regulators are focusing.

Speakers: Ike Osaki, Managing Director and General Counsel for Latin America, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Daniel Winterfeldt, Partner and Head of International Capital Markets and Diversity Inclusion Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna, London; Noah Kressler, Partner, Baker Donelson; John Owen, Partner, Jones Day

 

10:15am – 11:00am Derivatives and Regulatory Reform
Learn about both the basics of derivatives as well as the latest trends in the market, including regulatory developments. The derivatives area experienced a regulatory overhaul as a result of the implementation of Dodd Frank and while most areas have been settled, some salient points remain outstanding.

Speakers: Gregg Todd, Director and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Tom Salatte, Managing Director, Nomura Global Financial Products Inc.; Alexandre Charles, Associate, Shearman & Sterling LLP; Christhian Escobar, Associate, Bank of Nova Scotia

 

11:00am – 11:15am Coffee Break 

 

11:15am – 12:00pm Current Enforcement Trends 
The topic all corporate counsel want to know about! This panel of regulators will discuss current trends in enforcement and provide insights on the current regulatory environment.

Speakers: Glenn Gordon, Associate Regional Director, Division of Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission, Miami Regional Office; Jane Jarcho, National Director, Investment Advisor and Investment Company Exam Program, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, Secuities and Exchange Commission

 

12:00pm – 12:30pm Diversity Initiatives Under Dodd Frank Section 342 and the Final Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies
Get up to speed on diversity initiatives under Dodd Frank and related regulatory initiatives.  Panelists will discuss the standards promulgated pursuant to Dodd Frank Section 342, which requires regulators and financial entities to increase diversity in the financial services industry, including the recently released “Final Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies.”

Speakers: Sharon Jones, CEO of Jones Diversity; Gretchen Bellamy, Assistant General Counsel – Legal Administration/External Relations (Global Diversity & Inclusion), Walmart Stores Inc.; Daniel Winterfeldt, Partner and Head of International Capital Markets and Diversity and Inclusion Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna, London