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Past Event
2 June 2010 - 3 June 2010

Key Differences Between the House and Senate Versions of the Financial Reform Legislation

On Thursday, May 20, 2010, the Senate passed its version of financial reform legislation, the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010. Now the Senate and House are preparing for a conference to resolve the differences in the House and Senate bills.

Join members of Mayer Brown's Financial Services Regulatory and Enforcement practice for a special 2-part series of 30-minute teleconferences that will explore some of the key differences between the House and Senate versions of the legislation and how these differences may be resolved. Feel free to register for one or both of the sessions. Topics to be covered include:

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

  • Enhanced regulation and supervision of systemically significant financial institutions
  • Ending too big to fail: Resolution authority for systemically important institutions
  • The Volcker Rule and the derivatives push out
  • Consumer financial protection

Thursday, June 3, 2010

  • Federal regulatory agency realignment
  • Enhanced regulation of banks and bank holding companies, including the Collins Amendment
  • Fiduciary standards for broker-dealers
  • Corporate governance

Of Related Interest

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 - an Overview of the Banking Provisions
Teleconference recording - 1/21/2010

Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 - an Overview of the Banking Provisions
Teleconference recording - 3/25/2010

Recent Teleconferences

Restructuring Bank Balance Sheets - Synthetic Risk Transfer
Teleconference recording - 5/20/10

Restructuring Bank Balance Sheets - Hybrid Capital
Teleconference recording - 5/13/10

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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