This webinar provides all the basics a lawyer needs to be conversant in and familiar with the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulatory framework for futures, commodity options, swaps, and retail foreign exchange. Topics will include:

  • The jurisdiction of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC);
  • Who are the registrants and what authority does the CFTC have over them? What role do the Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulators have?;
  • The regulation of swaps post Dodd-Frank;
  • Commodity pool definition and status as a commodity pool operator; and
  • An overview of recent changes to swaps regulation.

    Date & Time:
    Thursday, October 10, 2018
    1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern

    Curtis Doty, Mayer Brown
    Anna Pinedo, Mayer Brown

    For more information, or to register, please visit the event website.

    PLI will provide CLE credit.