FIA Commodities Symposium

FIA Commodities Symposium

The Houstonian
Speaking Engagement

Join CFTC Commissioner and WilmerHale alum Dan Berkovitz for FIA's inaugural commodities symposium in Houston, Texas, on June 10–11. Participants will explore regulatory, enforcement, documentation, technology and other legal and operational issues that impact commodities and derivatives markets in energy and agriculture. The program is designed for legal, compliance and operations professionals of all seniority levels.

Panel sessions will cover:

  • Latest enforcement actions and initiatives from the CFTC and FERC;
  • Principles and best practices for designing, implementing and overseeing an effective compliance program;
  • Legal, regulatory and operational issues for commercial hedgers;
  • Rule changes, developments and insight from key US commodities exchanges;
  • Blockchain, artificial intelligence and other technologies’ impact on deliveries, supply chain management, and commodities markets and trading.

WilmerHale Special Counsel Petal Walker will serve on the panel “Overseeing a Compliance program” during this conference. 

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