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Victoria Pawelski, Senior Policy Analyst Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to Speak at KC’s The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks

New York, NY, October 01, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Victoria Pawelski, Senior Policy Analyst, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act on FDIC-Insured Banks.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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Event Synopsis:

The Dodd-Frank Act directed sweeping changes to be made to the financial services landscape, many of them to be implemented through rules formulated by many separate regulatory agencies. What is happening with these many initiatives?

• Introduction/Overview - Broad outline of the Dodd-Frank Act and rulemaking and implementation process;
• Systemic importance and orderly resolution
• Elimination of the Office of Thrift Supervision and modifications to banking regulation
• Volcker Rule, swaps and swap push-out
• Changes in the consumer financial protection regulatory space

Financial institutions need to understand these proposed changes and how they may impact their businesses. The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of distinguished professionals to help financial institutions understand the issues surrounding the proposed changes. The speakers will share their expert opinions and answer your questions in a two-hour Live Webcast.

About Victoria Pawelski

Victoria Pawelski is a Senior Policy Analyst for Supervisory Policy in the FDIC Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection. She is responsible for analyzing, negotiating, drafting and implementing consumer protection laws, regulations, policies and examination procedures, and consults regularly with stakeholders from the financial services industry, consumer advocacy groups, Capitol Hill, and other regulators. She regularly conducts outreach with Washington, D.C.-based and regional, compliance and CRA examination staff. Victoria focuses on consumer protection regulatory issues such as overdraft payment services compliance, mortgage loan originator registration under the SAFE Act, Credit CARD Act implementation, Dodd Frank and CFPB implementation, bank retail sales of securities and insurance, and third-party risk management.

Prior to joining the FDIC, she worked for almost a decade as a securities regulatory counsel, mainly in the areas of broker-dealer regulation and market regulation. She spent five years at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), first drafting decisions and orders in the Office of Administrative Law Judges, then serving as Special Counsel in the Division of Market Regulation’s Office of Risk Management and Control. She then spent four years in the National Association of Securities Dealers’ (NASD) Registration and Disclosure Department, initially as Senior Attorney then as Assistant Chief Counsel, where she handled in-house legal and regulatory policy matters for the Web-based registration and disclosure system for broker-dealers and investment advisers. Additionally, she handled broker-dealer, investment adviser, hedge fund, corporate securities registration and bank regulatory issues as Counsel at a large, Washington, D.C. law firm.

Victoria received an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, as well as a joint law and M.B.A degree from American University in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:

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