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External Meetings: Presentation to American Bar Association Conference
Dan M. Berkovitz
Other panel participants: Robert Holifield, US Senate Committee on Agriculture; Pat White, Federal Reserve Board; Ken Raisler (Sullivan & Cromwell) (panel moderator). Other participants were attendees at an American Bar Association conference on derivatives regulation in Naples, Florida.
ABA members active and knowledeable in derivatives issues.
Mr. Berkovitz and the other panelists participated from CFTC headquarters in Washington, DC, by videoconference to the ABA conference in Naples, Florida. Mr. Berkovtiz gave a general presentation on the CFTC's implementation of the Dodd-Frank legislation. Questions concerned the timetable for implementation of the final rules, the extraterritorial application of Dodd-Frank, the swap dealer and major swap participants rulemaking, the status of the governance rulemaking, and differences between CFTC and SEC proposed rules.