American Bar Association
 
Derivatives and Futures Law Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


Derivatives and Futures Law Committee


Mission Statement

The mission of the Derivatives and Futures Law Committee is to focus on federal regulation of futures, swaps and other derivatives markets. The Committee provides a forum for interaction among practitioners in the area, serves as a source of expertise for the regulatory community and the public, and organizes member meetings and other programs that address topics and issues of interest to practitioners in this area.


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Leadership

Chair:

Raisler, Kenneth

Vice-Chairs:

Molesworth, Rita
Trkla, Kathryn

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Subcommittees and Task Forces  (click [+] for listing)

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Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Winter Meeting

January 22, 2015 - January 24, 2015
La Playa Resort
Naples, Florida
 
Section Events

    Business Succession – Tax and Financial Considerations

    02/11/2016-02/11/2016

    This program will discuss how to transition a business while minimizing or eliminating taxes. Discussion includes transfers of closely-held businesses to key employees and family members. Corporate and partnership opportunities will be compared and contrasted and estate planning consequences will also ...

    Understanding the Key Elements of a Legal Opinion

    02/25/2016-02/25/2016

    Business lawyers are asked to give legal opinions in a number of contexts, including financing and M&A transactions. This program will walk through a basic form of third party legal opinion, and will discuss its main features. It will examine opinions commonly rendered, and will discuss what they mean ...

    Law Firm Bankruptcies and Dissolutions: Legal and Ethical Issues

    02/26/2016-02/26/2016

    Law Firm Bankruptcies and Dissolutions: Legal and Ethical Issues


Materials and Comment Letters


Other Links of Interest


Listserve

In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

BL-DERIVATIVESANDFUTURES@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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Modified by Graham Hunt on January 26, 2016

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