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Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017 (PLI Webcast)
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Groupcast at the offices of the Atlanta Bar Association

10/24/2017 to 10/25/2017
When: 10/24/2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: Atlanta Bar Association
229 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 400
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Presenter: PLI and Atlanta Bar CLE
Contact: (404) 521-0781

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Practicing Law Institute and Atlanta Bar CLE will continue working together to bring PLI programs to you! 
 
PLI is dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques which are critical to the development of a professional, competitive edge. 
 
More of PLI's sophisticated and cutting-edge programs will be webcast live at the Atlanta Bar Association Office through May 2017. 

12 CLE hours, including 1 Ethics hour
 
The Dodd-Frank Act established a novel, comprehensive framework for the regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the market participants who transact in these products.  That regulatory framework, split primarily between the SEC and CFTC, has been substantially implemented by the CFTC.  For their part, the SEC has made substantial progress and has most recently focused on finalizing the rules applicable to security-based swap dealers and major participants.  

What You Will Learn:

  • A comprehensive analysis of the current regulatory framework for OTC derivatives:
  • Who is required to register and as what?
  • How is cross-border activity covered under the regulatory framework?
  • What is the status of mandatory clearing and trading requirements?
  • What are the reporting requirements?
  • What are swap execution facilities?
  • Who must be regulated as a swap execution facility?
  • What are the pending margin requirements and to whom do they apply?
  • When must swap market participants be registered as futures commission merchants?
  • How have banks and their affiliates been affected by limitations on derivatives and proprietary trading activities?
  • Are position limits applicable to OTC derivatives?
  • What changes have been made to existing insolvency law or are being considered? What is the Resolution Stay Protocol?
  • How are the amended federal commodity and securities laws affecting brokers, advisors and funds transacting in OTC derivatives?
  • Significant issues relating to credit, equity and commodity derivatives
  • Recent litigation developments related to derivatives
  • Tax and accounting developments applicable to derivatives
  • Professional responsibility and derivatives

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