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Past Event
20 November 2014


  • Toby Moffett
    Legal Professional / Consultant, Senior Advisor
    T +1 202 263 3772

The Impact of the US Midterm Elections on the Global Financial Markets

The recent US midterm elections will have a substantial impact on the worldwide financial markets. Changes in congressional committee leadership and the dynamics of a Republican Party-controlled Congress will have far-reaching impacts on the global banking and finance industry as a whole.

Please join Mayer Brown presenters David McIntosh, a partner in our Government Affairs group and former US Republican Congressman, and Toby Moffett, a senior adviser to the firm and former US Democratic Congressman, for a postmortem on the what the midterm election results mean for the worldwide financial markets.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The prospective financial services-specific legislative agenda and financial issues to watch for in the 114th Congress.
  • Changes in the House and Senate leadership and membership of committees relevant to the financial services industry.
  • The global and financial economic impact of a Republican-controlled Congress and a Democratic President, including a look at which controversial issues might lead to rare bipartisan cooperation in congressional investigations.

Mayer Brown’s Global Financial Markets Initiative helps clients deal with the legal and business challenges resulting from the ongoing turbulence in worldwide financial markets. By mobilizing the firm’s global resources from multiple practices and offices, the initiative provides clients with knowledgeable and timely counsel on a broad spectrum of their legal needs.

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