Julian Hammar, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP, to Speak at KC’s CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-US Swap Dealers LIVE Webcast
New York, New York, United States., April 20, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Julian Hammar, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’s webcast entitled “CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-US Swap Dealers LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET).
About Julian Hammar
Julian Hammar is an Of Counsel in the Washington, DC office of Morrison & Foerster LLP and practices in the firm’s financial services, derivatives and commodities and energy regulation practice groups. He advises clients with respect to all aspects of compliance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank Act”) and CFTC regulations. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster LLP, Mr. Hammar served as a special counsel at an Am Law 50 firm and an Assistant General Counsel at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), Office of the General Counsel. During his thirteen years at the CFTC, Mr. Hammar drafted regulations to further define key terms including “swap,” “security-based swap,” and “security-based swap agreement,” under the Dodd-Frank Act. He also assisted in drafting other Dodd-Frank Act regulations, including the Entity Definitions (rules to further define such terms as “swap dealer,” “major swap participant,” and “eligible contract participant”), commodity options, and the Volcker Rule. In addition to rulemaking, Mr. Hammar was a member of the CFTC’s legislative drafting team that drafted the derivatives title of the Administration’s legislative proposal for derivatives regulation that eventually was enacted into law as Title VII of the Dodd Frank Act.
About Morrison & Foerster LLP
Morrison & Foerster is a global firm with more than 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices in key technology and financial centers in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our integrated Derivatives and Commodities Regulatory practice offers clients a comprehensive approach to address the entangled regulatory universe. Assisting clients with regulatory compliance and registration is a core focus for the diverse team of expert lawyers in the practice, including practitioners with expertise in all segments of the U.S. bank regulatory regime, the Commodity Exchange Act and related CFTC practice and FERC regulation and compliance.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an In-depth analysis of CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers.
Key Issues that will be covered in this course are:
– CFTC Staff Advisory No. 13-69
– CFTC Issues Cross-Border Transactions Advisory
– Transaction-Level Requirements Under the Cross Border Guidance
– CFTC Implications for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers
– Compliance and Best Practices
– Up-to-Minute Regulatory Updates
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