November 19–20, 2018

Location
PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas (2nd Floor)
New York, NY 10036

Partner Anna T. Pinedo will serve as co-chair for this program and will participate in a panel discussion titled, “Investment Banking Basics: Fundamentals of Capital Structures” on Day One of the conference. Topics will include:

  • Common financing alternatives — debt, equity and hybrids;
  • Sources of funding — public and private markets;
  • Liquidity — raising and deploying capital;
  • Finding the Optimal Capital Structure; and
  • Current marketplace developments.

PLI will provide CLE credit. For more information, or to register, please visit the event website.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act provides an exemption from registration for securities issued by banks. During this session, Counsel Bradley Berman and Citigroup’s Jack McSpadden will cover the requirements of that exemption, offering structures for non-U.S. banks, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Securities Offering Regulations, special requirements for branches and agencies of non-U.S. banks regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services, offering documentation and the mechanics of launching a bank note program.

Topics will include:

  • What Is a “Bank”?;
  • Non-U.S. Banks and Branches;
  • The OCC’s Securities Offering Regulations;
  • Rule 144A Offering Alternative;
  • FINRA Matters;
  • Offering Documentation;
  • Launching a Bank Note Program; and
  • Liabilities.

West LegalEdcenter will provide CLE credit. For more information, or to register for this session, please visit the event website.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5J 1E3
Canada

Please join Mayer Brown Partners Thomas A. Humphreys,  Anna T. Pinedo, Jerome J. Roche, and Donald S. Waack for one (or both) of the following presentations.

During the first session, we will provide an overview of the most significant regulatory changes and proposed amendments affecting financial institutions, with a focus on non-US-domiciled banks doing business in the United States. As year-end approaches, we’ll also share our views on what to expect in the months to come as mid-term elections approach. During our session, we will review the changes that have come as a result of actions taken by the banking agencies, including proposed amendments to the Volcker Rule and the proposed stress capital buffer. We will also address the changes contained in the recently enacted Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. We will also provide some perspective on the additional changes that should be expected in the near term.

During the second session, our discussion will focus principally on the below aspects of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Session 1: Financial Services Regulatory Reform
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act and the tailoring of regulatory requirements;
  • The likely approach for foreign banking organizations;
  • Amendments proposed by the agencies to the Volcker Rule;
  • Single-counterparty credit exposures; and
  • Other proposed and anticipated changes.

Session 2: US Tax Reform and Cross-Border Impacts
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax;
  • New US limits on business interest expense deductions; and
  • New US treatment of US investments in non-US countries, including Canada
    –Participation exemption
    –GILTI

To register, please visit our event website.