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Michael S. Sackheim, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, to Speak at KC

Michael S. Sackheim, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP, to Speak at KCs CFTCs Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-US Swap Dealers Live Webcast.

New York, NY, May 01, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Michael S. Sackheim, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’s webcast entitled “CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-US Swap Dealers LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ET).

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About Michael S. Sackheim
Mr. Sackheim is a partner in the New York office of Sidley Austin llp. He concentrates on exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives regulatory, transactional and enforcement matters, including structured products. He regularly advises financial entities on the implications of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. He is also a member of a practice group that regularly advises derivatives end users. He is the former Chair of the New York City Bar’s Futures & Derivatives Regulation Committee and is the Managing Editor of the Futures & Derivatives Law Report (Thomson Reuters, publ.).

About Sidley Austin LLP
Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm with a practice highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm has built a reputation for being an adviser for global business, with approximately 1,800 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers have wide-reaching legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. For the fourth consecutive year, and each year since the survey’s inception, Sidley has received the most first-tier national rankings of any U.S. law firm in the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey.

Event Synopsis:
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an In-depth analysis of CFTC’s Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) Advisory for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers.

Key Issues that will be covered in this course are:

– CFTC Staff Advisory No. 13-69
– CFTC Issues Cross-Border Transactions Advisory
– Transaction-Level Requirements Under the Cross Border Guidance
– CFTC Implications for Non-U.S. Swap Dealers
– Compliance and Best Practices
– Up-to-Minute Regulatory Updates

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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