Business law experts, including representatives from the Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of the Treasury and the Federal Trade Commission, will discuss recent developments in fair lending, mobile payments, health care mergers and acquisitions, and the future of money market fund regulations.
Program highlights include:
“mCommerce” — Patricia Poss, chief of the Mobile Technology Unit for the Division of
Financial Practices at the Federal Trade Commission, will discuss mobile payments, regulation of mCommerce, bring-your-own-device policies, automobile privacy and commerce issues.
April 4, 8 – 9 a.m., Kalorama, Lobby Level
“In the Valley of the Shadow of the Banking System: The Future of Money Market Fund Regulation in the Post-Dodd Frank Era” — Accounting for more than $4 trillion in assets in the U.S. and Europe, money market funds have attracted the attention of U.S. banking regulators and the world press. Panelists will examine the potential for new regulation and what it would mean for lawyers, regulators, investors and the capital markets.
April 4, 9 – 10:30 a.m., International Ballroom West, Concourse Level
“CFPB: Investigations, Enforcement Actions and Settlements” — This program will provide in-depth coverage of the CFPB’s investigatory and enforcement authority, procedures and priorities, including how they compare to those of the FTC. The panel will also offer tips for practitioners on how to respond to a CFPB investigation and negotiate a successful resolution.
April 4, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., International Ballroom East, Concourse Level
What: ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
When: April 4 – 6, 2013
Where: The Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
A complete agenda and updated list of speakers can be found online.
For media credentialing, please contact Rabiah Burks at Rabiah.Burks@americanbar.org. This event is free and open to members of the press.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.