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Derivatives and Risk Management: The US Public Policy Agenda in 2017 and Beyond

Monday, September 18, 2017
One CityCenter, Covington & Burling LLP
Washington, D.C.


9:15 AM 


Registration and Continental Breakfast




10:00 AM 


Welcoming Remarks

Scott O'Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA




10:15 AM 


Keynote Address

Craig S. Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury


10:40 AM 


Strengthening and Streamlining Financial Market Regulation: Top Priorities

A panel of regulators and market participants will identify and discuss key agenda items for strengthening the derivatives regulatory framework by improving market liquidity and enhancing risk management.



 11:35 AM 


Current Capital Proposals: Impacts and Expectations

How do policymakers and market participants achieve the right balance between the twin goals of investing in economic growth and ensuring the safety of the financial system?  A panel of market practitioners and policymakers will discuss this and other questions, including:  Are the new capital rules striking that balance?  What are the most important areas of potential concern?  Will there be consistency issues in national implement of the new rules?



12:30 PM 

1:30 PM   

Chairman’s Remarks

Eric Litvack, ISDA Chairman, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, 

Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions


1:45 PM 


Keynote Address

J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission



2:10 PM 


Cross-Border Cooperation or Chaos? Where Are We Heading?

The need for a clear framework that would facilitate for cross-border regulation of markets has never been clearer.  But it has also never been more uncertain.  A panel of regulatory, congressional staff and industry professionals will discuss what needs to be done, who needs to do it and why it’s so important for this initiative to succeed.



3:05 PM 


Afternoon Break




3:20 PM 

  Financial Regulatory Reform: The View from Capitol Hill and EU Perspective

A panel of Congressional staff members will discuss legislative priorities related to financial regulatory reform.




4:15 PM 


Risk Management and Economic Growth: End-User Views on Improving the Financial and Derivatives Regulatory Framework

A panel of non-financial and financial end-users  will provide their views on the key priorities in improving financial regulations.




5:10 PM 

  Cocktail Reception

Agenda is subject to change

$ 100 U.S. (member) / $ 150 U.S. (non-member) / $ 50 U.S. (Regulator)
*The invoice total must be paid in full - registration fees are net of tax and wire transfer fees are not included.

We suggest registering at least two weeks in advance to ensure your seat.

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One CityCenter, Covington & Burling LLP, 850 10th Street NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20001

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