Partner Kenneth Rosenzweig will speak on "Cleared Swaps" at 10:40 a.m., and Partner Guy Dempsey will speak on "Other Laws" at 4:50 p.m. on Friday, January 21.

Topics that will be discussed during the presentation on "Cleared Swaps" include:

  • When is clearing mandatory and how does it protect end users? How does it protect against systemic risk?
  • What are the new types of clearinghouse structures?
  • What are SEFs?
  • Your swap is cleared, but how and where are your assets being held?
  • If your dealer goes bankrupt, are you protected?

Topics that will be discussed during the presentation on "Other Laws" include:

  • When does Title VII apply to non-US entities and transactions?
  • When are state gaming and insurance laws preempted?

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