Key Title VII Implications of Dodd-Frank for Swaps and Derivatives Activities
Navigating Legal Challenges for Funds, End-Users and Other Buyers
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide commercial finance counsel with a review of recently effective Title VII regulations for swaps and derivatives. The panel will focus on implementation, the clearing process and execution, choices and extraterritorial applications that apply to hedge funds, end users, and other buyers.
- Overview of implementation of Title VII
Clearing and execution
- Clearing process
- Determinations and exceptions
- Swap execution facilities
- Hedge funds
- Prime brokers
- End users
- Extra-territorial applications
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What types of swaps are, or are likely to be, required to be cleared?
- What does clearing mean?
- What are the implications of executing through an SEF?
- What are the exceptions to, or exemptions from, the clearing requirements?
- How does this affect non-U.S. activities?
- How much collateral must be posted and how is it handled?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Michael P. O'Brien
Winston & Strawn
He concentrates his practice in the representation of multinational corporations, financial intermediaries, and... | Read More
He concentrates his practice in the representation of multinational corporations, financial intermediaries, and financial institutions in derivatives and structured financing transactions with an emphasis on financing transportation equipment. He represents a broad array of clients, including major banks, hedge funds, and end users, in a range of derivatives transactions.Close
His practice areas include prime brokerage, derivatives, structured products and fund related matters. His previous... | Read More
His practice areas include prime brokerage, derivatives, structured products and fund related matters. His previous experience includes synthetic equities and banking, including broker-dealer regulation, prime brokerage, execution and clearing.Close
Daniel S. Vogel
Wells Fargo Law Department
He is responsible for advising on Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act as it relates to the bank’s derivatives... | Read More
He is responsible for advising on Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act as it relates to the bank’s derivatives businesses. He also provides advisory and structuring support to sales and trading businesses within the bank’s Markets Division.Close