Current Developments in the Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act: Views from Capitol Hill and the SEC

26-Apr-2011

This live webinar will present an overview of current developments in the implementation of the recently passed Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Dodd-Frank Act made sweeping changes in the regulation of financial products and services, including banking, securities, and commodities law, some of which are now targeted for repeal by the new 112th Congress. At the same time, regulators are facing a July 21, 2011, deadline for implementing key mandates of the legislation.In the midst of these developments, this webinar will feature commentary from one of the Act’s primary authors, Congressman Barney Frank, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee. Of particular interest to in-house and outside counsel to public companies, current and former SEC and FINRA staffers will discuss recent developments in the implementation of Dodd-Frank. Speakers include John Ramsey, Deputy Director, SEC Division of Trading and Markets; Brian V. Breheny, Corporate Partner, Skadden Arps, and former Deputy Director, SEC Division of Corporation Finance; Brian M. Castro, Chairman and founding member of the National LGBT Bar Association’s Financial Regulation & Reform Working Group, and former Senior Counsel, FINRA Department of Enforcement.