Insolvency and Financial Risks in Derivatives Transactions
Navigating Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Litigation and New Regulatory Protections Against Insolvency Risks
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss recent developments from Lehman and MF Global bankruptcies and those aspects of Dodd-Frank that are intended to address insolvency risks in derivatives products.
- Dodd-Frank developments addressing insolvency risks
- Dodd-Frank changes to reduce the impact of bankruptcy
- Treatment of collateral under Dodd-Frank
- Portability of positions and collateral
- FCM bankruptcy
- Nothing is free: added risks from the Dodd-Frank structure
- Bankruptcy developments
- MF Global and Lehman: update on current status of cases
- Analysis of customer protection rules as they have played out and are playing out in MF Global
- Multinational “wrinkle” of MF Global
- Lehman updates: setoff limitations and plan confirmation issues
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What is the current status of Dodd-Frank regulations that are intended to address insolvency risks in over-the-counter derivatives?
- What are the added risks from the Dodd-Frank regulatory structure?
- How are the customer protection rules playing out in the MF Global bankruptcy proceeding?
- What are the most recent developments in derivatives and counterparty risk in the Lehman bankruptcy cases?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Willa Cohen Bruckner
Alston & Bird
She concentrates on derivatives, structured products and alternative investments and brings to her practice over 25... | Read More
She concentrates on derivatives, structured products and alternative investments and brings to her practice over 25 years of experience as a financial services attorney. She has worked extensively in new product development and in the negotiation and documentation of a wide variety of derivatives products and complex financial transactions.Close
William S. Sugden
Alston & Bird
He represents debtors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees and other fiduciaries, as well as creditors... | Read More
He represents debtors, bankruptcy trustees, creditors’ committees and other fiduciaries, as well as creditors and indenture trustees in bankruptcy proceedings. He currently represents creditors, trustees and other counterparties in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and SIPC proceedings.Close