Finance Law Institute

2016 Finance Law Institute Program and Schedule

Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Only experience finance law attorneys may apply. Apply now

 

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm – Welcome Remarks
Speakers: D’Arcy Kemnitz, Executive Director of The LGBT Bar

2:05 pm – 2:10 pm – Opening Remarks
Speakers: Greg Todd, Daniel Winterfeldt

2:10 pm – 2:25 pm – Keynote Address

2:25 pm – 3:00 pm – Election 2016-What Does it Mean for Financial Services?
Speakers: Greg Todd, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch  (Moderator); Michael Paese, Managing Director, Governmental Relations, Goldman Sachs; Ed Hill, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Relations, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Join us for a discussion of the impact that the 2016 Presidential and Congressional election may have on domestic and global capital markets. Hear from Capitol Hill experts how the outcome of the election may impact your practice or institution.

3:00 pm – 3:40 pm – Global Capital Markets Overview: Current Market Trends in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Asia
Speakers: Daniel Winterfeldt, Partner and Head of International Capital Markets and Diversity and Inclusion Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna, London (Moderator); Ike Osaki, Managing Director and General Counsel, Latin America, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Robert Ellison, Partner, Shearman & Sterling, São Paulo; Christopher Lueking, Partner, Latham & Watkins, Chicago; Brian Castro, Chief Legal Officer, FundPaaS 

Join us for a discussion of cutting edge international capital markets trends as well as current issues on which regulators are focusing.

3:40 pm – 3:50 pm – Break

3:50 pm – 4:25 pm – Derivatives and Regulatory Reform
Speakers: Greg Todd, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Moderator); Tom Salatte, Managing Director at Nomura Global Financial Products Inc.; Peter Malyshev, Partner, Reed Smith

Examine both the basics of derivatives as well as the latest trends in the market, including regulatory developments reshaping these markets.  The derivatives area experienced a regulatory overhaul as a result of the implementation of Dodd Frank and its non-US equivalent regimes and while most areas have been settled, some salient points remain outstanding, including the upcoming global implementation of uncleared margin rules as well as the SEC’s security-based swaps regime.

4:25 pm – 5:05 pm – Current SEC Enforcement and Examination Trends
Speakers: Patrick Costello, Trial Attorney, Division of Enforncement and  at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Moderator); Glenn Gordon, Associate Regional Director at U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Julie Riewe, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Join us for a discussion of current SEC enforcement and examination trends as well as current issues on which the SEC is focusing.

5:05 pm – 5:30 pm – Hot Topics in Regulation, Financial Institutions, and Consumer Finance
Speakers: Christopher Davis, Counsel, Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Moderator); Frank Vespa-Papaleo, Principal Deputy Director, Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (invited); Valerie Hletko, Partner, BuckleySandler LLP; Michael Aphibal, Associate, McIntyre & Lemon PLLC

Join us for a brief overview of federal and state regulation of the consumer finance marketplace, and a discussion of the latest developments in consumer finance.

 

The Finance Reception, sponsored by Bank of America, will be held on Thursday, August 4, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm following the Finance Law Institute.