DODD-FRANK SPEAKER SERIES
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into U.S. law in July 2010, covers almost every aspect of U.S. financial regulation and provides broad authority for federal regulators to define details critical to implementing the law. In the Dodd-Frank Speaker Series, we explore how Dodd-Frank affects investors, with particular attention to reforms in the OTC derivatives market.
Session 1: General Overview of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Joanne Medero, Managing Director in BlackRock’s Government Relations Group, provides an overview of the legislation, with a focus on central clearing requirements for OTC derivatives.
5 October 2011
Session 2: New Market Structure and Liquidity
A discussion of new opportunities in trading operations and an evaluation of various approaches that investors can take to improve efficiency when trading across asset classes.
Session 3: Supporting and Papering the New 'Ecosystem' and Implications of Business Conduct Rules
Session 4: Operational Efficiencies and Margin Requirements for Cleared and Non Cleared Securities
Jack Hattem, Managing Director in BlackRock’s Fundamental Fixed Income Group and lead specialist for global interest rate derivative products, examines the challenges investors will face in managing return objectives in the context of new regulatory requirements.
16 November 2011