BLOOMBERG BNA WEBINAR EVENT: The New Guidance on Cross-Border Application of the U.S. Swap Rules: What Corporate End Users Need to Know
Thursday, November 21, 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
The Dodd-Frank Act applies to foreign swap transactions to the extent they have “a direct and significant connection with activities in, or effect on, commerce of the United States” or contravene rules designed to prevent evasion of the U.S. swap rules.
In its newly released Guidance, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which regulates the largest part of the swap market, provides an interpretation of this standard and seeks to clarify which foreign swap transactions are subject to the U.S. rules. Attend this program to learn how this guidance may affect your business and your clients.
- Learn how this interpretation will affect corporate end users.
- Understand which types of transactions and counterparties are subject to the U.S. rules.
- Find out which tactical considerations are necessary to streamline compliance with U.S. and foreign swap rules.
Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Treasury, legal and compliance professionals acting on behalf of corporations, in-house counsel, and other end-users of derivatives.
Program Level: Basic
Credit Available: This program’s CLE-credit eligibility varies by state.