Jun 01, 2012
In regards to the new Dodd-Frank regulations for major swap participants, partner Steven Lofchie stated, " This is one of the most ill-conceived regulations in Dodd-Frank, because it applies capital regulation and sales practice responsibilities toward the counterparties of buy-side firms, such as pension plans. Most US pension plans are underfunded, so how exactly are they supposed to abide by capital regulation? ... I think the regulators realised these proposals are unworkable and as such, they have drafted regulations that would capture almost nobody as a major swap participant."
Dorothy Auth, Howard Wizenfeld
Joshua Apfelroth, Richard Brand, William Mills, Christopher Porcelli, Victoria Saunders
Jean Bertrand, Mark Howe, Jason Schwartz, Gary Silverstein, Linda Swartz, David Teigman, Edward Wei
Jodi Avergun is speaking at this ACI event on January 30 in Washington, DC.