The Regulatory Reform Bill - Opportunities and Risks. A Comprehensive Overview of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Date:
7/21/2010
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (CST)
Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys hosted an informative and interactive review of the toughest and most comprehensive financial regulatory legislation since the Great Depression. The new law is intended to create a new economic foundation through enhanced regulation of the U.S. financial industry. Lawmakers hope increased oversight and transparency will rein in Wall Street, prevent future financial crises and protect consumers.

Click here to download a copy of the Haynes and Boone analysis and other webinar materials.

Key tenets of the bill include:

1) increased regulation of swaps, swap counterparties, asset-backed securities, private equity, and hedge funds;
2) tighter compensation, corporate governance, and executive compensation guidelines;
3) enhanced SEC and investor protections; and
4) the creation of an independent consumer financial protection bureau.

How will these financial reforms impact your business? Could there be new opportunities and hidden benefits for your organization? How can you identify potential pitfalls and mitigate legal risks?

This course is PENDING APPROVAL for MCLE credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE.

For more information about this complimentary webinar, you may contact Velma Bueno at 214.651.5746 or velma.bueno@haynesboone.com.

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