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WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 — Leading members of the global capital markets legal community will gather in London on Thursday to discuss regulatory developments, the latest trends and much more at the third annual conference on capital markets, jointly hosted by the American Bar Association Section of International Law and The Law Society of England and Wales.
The daylong conference will focus on capital markets origination challenges and opportunities, with panel discussions on everything from green bonds and cross-border financings to changes in the Prospectus Directive regime, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act and ethics in capital markets.
David Lawton, director of markets at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, will deliver the keynote address on regulatory developments and the changing market structure. His speech will be followed by a roundtable discussion with Edward Greene, senior counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and Bert Chanetsa, deputy executive officer for capital markets at the Financial Services Board in South Africa and a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions.
Feb. 27, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. (GMT)
The Law Society
113 Chancery Lane
More information about the conference can be found online.
This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Emilie Surrusco at Emilie.Surrusco@americanbar.org.
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