• AddRemove
  • Build a Report 
Past Event
2 August 2012


  • Lawrence R. Hamilton
    T +1 312 701 7055
  • Jerome J. Roche
    T +1 202 263 3773

Insurance vs. Swaps Under Dodd-Frank

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued a set of final rules defining a "swap" under Section 721 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Under the new definitions, an "Insurance Safe Harbor" excludes insurance products from the definition of "swap," provided that they satisfy several components outlined by the Commissions. Understanding the definitions and requirements of the Insurance Safe Harbor's key components is critical in distinguishing what constitutes a swap versus an insurance product.

On August 2, 2012, please join Mayer Brown partners Lawrence Hamilton and Jerome Roche in a discussion of the Insurance Safe Harbor under the Dodd-Frank Act, the new definitions and what they mean for the insurance product landscape.

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.

Related Multimedia

Play Audio
2 August 2012

The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly.  Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently.  If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work.  For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.