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Claire L. Hall, Of Counsel, DLA Piper to Speak at the KC's event

New York, NY, November 17, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Claire L. Hall, Of Counsel, DLA Piper will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “CFTC Proposed Margin Rule for Uncleared Swaps – Fixing Loopholes & Eliminating Risks Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for January 22, 2016 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).

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About Claire L. Hall
Claire Hall is an Of Counsel in DLA Piper’s finance practice. Claire joined the firm having previously worked at leading law firms in New York Los Angeles and London. Claire has significant experience advising US and non-US clients in relation to a variety of derivatives and structured finance transactions. Claire also regularly advises on regulatory matters affecting derivative transactions and the derivatives market including with respect to the DoddFrank Act and EMIR. Claire has spoken at industry conferences and has authored several articles on the topic of derivatives regulation. Claire is licensed to practice in England and Wales New York and California.

About DLA Piper
DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world and enabling us to offer comprehensive cross-border counsel. Our lawyers are able to offer local, national and international experience and expertise. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients. Our clients include multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises, hedge funds, banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and emerging companies around the globe.

Event Synopsis:
To address the margin requirements for uncleared cross-border swaps not subject to U.S. banking regulations, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) proposed a rule on June 29, 2015. Under the proposed rules, if the duties of a non-US CSE are assured by a US person or if a non-US CSE is a “Foreign Consolidated Subsidiary," then, the non-US covered swap entities (CSEs) is obliged to apply the same margin rules for uncleared swaps as a US CSE.

As one of the results, entities trading with CSEs will be indirectly impacted. Consequently, financial end users may encounter CSE requests for information and representations. Financial end users should enforce systems for the computation of notional across organizations.

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