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External Meetings: Financial Markets Association Conference

10/27/2010 8:30 AM

CFTC Staff:
Dan M. Berkovitz
Attendees at Financial Markets Association Legal & Legislative Issues Conference, Washington, DC
Members of Financial Markets Association
  • Mr. Berkovitz participated in a panel discussion with Scott Alvarez (Federal Reserve Board), Michael Rufino (FINRA), Julie Williams (OCC), John Thomas (FDIC), and Bob Tortoriello (Cleary, Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton) on issues regarding implementation of the Dodd-Frank legilsation.  Mr. Berkovitz described the CFTC's rulemaking process and the proposed rules, final rules, and advanced notices of proposed rulemakings issued by CFTC under Dodd-Frank over the past several weeks.  Conference attendees raised questions concerning capital and margin requirements and the defintion of major swap participants.