The new financial industry reform's sweeping legislation will change the structure and regulation of banks and other financial service providers. The final passage marks a significant overhaul to the financial industry. Topics will include:
- A summary and explanation of the most significant changes contained in the legislation.
- The regulation of large banks and other financial institutions - what will change and why.
- Does the proposal really end too big to fail? Why or why not.
- The Consumer Financial Protection Agency. What is it and what will it do.
- National Bank Preemption - what has changed?
- Industrial loan companies and other non-bank banks.
- The new role and powers of the Federal Reserve Board.
- The Council of Regulators. What will it do and who will be effected?
- What should creditors know about the changes in the resolution provisions for financial institutions.
- How does this legislative deal with Hedge funds and private equity funds.
- The Volcker Rule. What is it and what will it do?
- Insurance Companies and Securities Firms - How are they treated?
- Derivatives- How will these contracts be regulated going forward?
- Securitization - How regulation will change
- Fiduciary duties of brokers - How their lives would change
Charles M. Horn
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