Four Katten attorneys will participate in the FIA Law & Compliance Division Conference on Wednesday, April 28–Friday, April 30.
Daniel Davis, a partner in the Financial Markets and Funds practice, will participate in the "Regulation in Transition" panel discussion at 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, April 28. Panelists will discuss the transition to both regulation and regulators brought about by a new president, and the legal framework behind potential roadblocks and roll backs to regulations coming to fruition as well as the administrative mechanism of putting commissioners and staff into essential seats.
Carl Kennedy, partner in the Financial Markets and Funds practice, will moderate the "Pandemic Lessons" panel at 2:00 p.m. (ET) on Friday, April 30. Panelists will explore lessons learned in working from home, and what regulations need to be changed in order to accommodate a new long-term work-from-home environment, that will be carried into the future of the industry.
In addition to the live panels, Financial Markets and Regulation special counsel and chair Gary DeWaal will moderate the on-demand "What is Dogecoin?: A Case Study to Understand DLT, Crypto Assets and DeFI and NFTs" recorded session. Panelists will provide an overview of the fundaments of distributed ledger technology, explaining the attributes of different types of digital assets and why those attributes are important in analyzing whether a specific digital asset might be considered a security token or a non-security token by regulators.
Financial Markets and Funds partner Nathaniel Lalone will also participate as a panelist on an on-demand recorded session, "Brexit and Other Global Developments." The panel will discuss how the landscape changed when operating in London and the UK to provide financial services to the continent after Brexit, along with other key highlights of global regulatory developments.