Finance Law Institute

2019 Finance Law Institute Program and Schedule

Please return in Spring of 2019 for more information regarding the 2019 Finance Law Institute program and schedule. Below is the program and description of the 2018 Finance Law Institute Program and Schedule. 

The 2018 Finance Law Institute was held in New York City on August 10 as part of the National LGBT Bar Association’s 30th Annual Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair.  The Institute was a space for the leading legal minds involved with finance law, as it pertains to the LGBT community, to share ideas and network.

The Institute hosted experienced practitioners and academics focusing on financial legal issues affecting the LGBT community. Participants shared their collective wisdom and discuss cutting-edge legal strategies.

To create an environment that encourages the free flow of information, registration was limited. The meeting was closed and the proceedings would not be recorded.

Institute Schedule

Co-Chairs: Jane Jarcho, Deputy Director of National Exam Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Greg Todd, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Daniel Winterfeldt, Global Capital Markets Partner, Reed Smith; Founder & Chair, InterLaw Diversity Forum
Thursday, August 9, 2018
3:30 pm – 3:45 pmRegistration
3:45 pm – 4:15 pmKeynote

William Caccamise, General Counsel, Global Banking, Global Markets, and International, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
4:15 pm – 5:15 pmDerivatives Panel

Round up of hot topics and key practice considerations for derivatives and structured products.
Moderator: Greg Todd, Managing Director and Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Speakers: David Lucking, Partner, Allen & Overy
Peter Malyshev, Partner, Reed Smith
Darshini Reddivari, Vice President & Legal Counsel, T. Rowe Price
Tom Salatte, General Counsel, Nomura Global Financial Products
5:15 pm – 6:15 pmFinance Reception

Hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Friday, August 10, 2018
8:45 am - 9:15 am Registration
9:15 am - 10:15am Capital Markets Panel

An overview of Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets activity, both domestic and international, including transactions, regulatory development, trends, and other hot topics.
Moderator: Ike Osaki, Managing Director and General Counsel Latin America, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Speakers: William Candelaria, Partner, DLA Piper
Chris Lueking, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Daniel Winterfeldt, Partner, Reed Smith
10:15 am – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am – 11:30 amEnforcement Panel

Discussion and overview of the latest trends in SEC enforcement activity.
Moderator: Jane Jarcho, Deputy Director of National Exam Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Speaker: Jorge Tenreiro, Attorney-Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
11:30 am – 12:30 pmFinTech Panel

A discussion on some of the regulatory hurdles that industry leaders are addressing in the development and implementation of blockchain-enabled solutions, and what market participants can do to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
Moderator: Dario de Martino, Co-Chair, Morrison & Foerster LLP Blockchain Practice
Speakers: Zoe Dolan, Solo Crypto and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer
Cristhian Escobar, Associate Director, Scotiabank
Susan Gault-Brown, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Cass Sanford, Associate General Counsel, OTC Markets Groups