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Derivatives - What's In, What's Out After Regulatory Reform: What Every Finance Professional Should Know

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Professional Development Series

Congress’ reaction to the financial crisis in 2008 was to create an intricate web of new governmental regulations of derivative investments, such as swaps, through legislation such as the complex Dodd-Frank Act.  According to Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, “swap dealers will be subject to robust oversight,” and “derivatives will be required to trade on open platforms and be submitted for clearing to central counterparties.” What does this new era of regulation mean to the financial industry? Get the inside perspective from an industry expert.

Please join us for this informative program and an opportunity to mingle with your FWSF colleagues while enjoying tasty appetizers and wine. 

More info re public policy issues: http://www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/news-and-insights/public-policy  


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About the Speaker

Joanne T. Medero, Managing Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy, BlackRock, Inc.

Joanne Medero

Joanne Medero has been intimately involved in governmental regulation for her entire career, including as general counsel to the CFTC and general counsel and then global head of governmental relations and public policy for Barclays Global Investors before its merger with BlackRock.

She currently serves as Managing Director of Governmental Affairs and Public Policy for BlackRock Inc. Joanne has decades of experience with the regulatory world in Washington, D.C. and the global markets, and will share her expertise to educate us on what we should know to stay on top of this dynamic area of financial regulation.

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