US Public Policy Conference

Outlook for US Regulation

Thursday, October 29, 2020

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This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:

  • Event will be live on October 29, 2020 from 9:00 AM - 12:05 PM EDT  |  Timezone Converter
  • Miss part of the event or aren't able to watch live? The recording will be available to registrants until November 30, 2020


Educational Credits

3 CLE Credit Hours Available (New York) Transitional and Non-Transitional

3 CPE Credit Hours Available

2.75 CPD Credit Hours Available (England and Wales)

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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Scott O’Malia

Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA

9:05 AM The US Election: What Next? Steven Kennedy, Marc R. Saidenberg, Paul Thornell, Nicolas Véron

What might derivatives markets expect from a Republican and Democrat president/House/Senate? What issues should the new administration focus on?

Moderator: Steven Kennedy, Global Head of Public Policy, ISDA
Marc R. Saidenberg, Principal, Financial Services, Ernst & Young
Paul Thornell, Principal, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas
Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

9:50 AM Break

10:00 AM Fireside Chat Scott O’Malia, Heath P. Tarbert

Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA
Heath P. Tarbert, Chairman and Chief Executive, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

10:30 AM Rethinking Cross-border Trades Bella Rozenberg, P. Keaghan Ames, Waqaas Fahmawi, Michele Kershaw, Mark New, Joshua B. Sterling

The CFTC has published new cross-border rules, which aim to defer to a much greater extent to foreign regulators and reduce the prospect of overseas swaps activity being subject to CFTC oversight unless it poses a material risk to the US. What impact will the rules have, and what’s needed next?

Moderator: Bella Rozenberg, Senior Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Legal Practice Group, ISDA
P. Keaghan Ames, Vice President of U.S. Regulatory Policy, Credit Suisse
Waqaas Fahmawi, Director & Associate General Counsel, Bank of America
Michele Kershaw, Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Mark New, Senior Counsel, Americas, ISDA
Joshua B. Sterling, Director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO), U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

11:15 AM Break

11:20 AM The Regulatory To-Do List Christopher Young, Samantha DeZur, Lisa Galletta, Eric Lashner, Ryne V. Miller

This session looks at the status of outstanding US regulations, including the SEC security based swap dealers rule, the CFTC’s position limits rule, and US prudential regulators’ capital and margin regimes.

Moderator: Christopher Young, Head of U.S. Public Policy, ISDA
Samantha DeZur, Director, Global Public Policy Group, BlackRock
Lisa Galletta, Director, Risk and Capital, ISDA
Eric Lashner, Senior Counsel, Wells Fargo
Ryne V. Miller, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

12:05 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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