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Chicago Bar Association Futures & Derivatives: In-Person Presentation Only – Futures & Derivatives: Looking Inside a Changing Industry

June 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Attorneys in the futures and derivatives industry must stay abreast of new developments in a dynamic, ever-evolving regulatory landscape. Recently, regulators have announced a focus on insider trading/misappropriation in the futures and derivatives industry. And regulators and market participants alike continue to grapple with developing technologies and new markets for cryptocurrency derivatives. 

What challenges and opportunities exist for Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors in these and other markets?  In this seminar, regulators and leading industry professionals will provide practical guidance and insight relating to current issues impacting the futures and derivatives industry.

Trading on Misappropriated Information: Enforcement Risks and Mitigation Strategies:

            Cliff Histed from K&L Gates LLP (Moderator)
            Jason Yonan from Securities and Commodities Fraud Section, U.S. Attorney’s Office
            Lindsey Evans from CFTC
            Andrew Vrabel from CME

Current Issues Impacting Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors:

            Ansley Schrimpf from Mayer Brown (Moderator)
            Eric Juzenas from Chatham Financial
            Nicole Kalajian from Stradley Ronon
            Ryan Ahlfeld from National Futures Association

Cryptocurrencies and Other Developments in Financial Technology:

            William Costello from Bakkt Clearing, LLC (Moderator)
            Colleen Sullivan from CMT Digital
            Blake Brockway from National Futures Association

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