Bridging the Week by Gary DeWaal: June 12 to 16 and June 19, 2017 (Protectionism; CCPs; Volcker; TAS; FinTech)

Published Date: June 19, 2017

The European Commission proposed a protectionist regime for the oversight of third-country clearinghouses, while the US Department of Treasury recommended mostly keeping the Volcker Rule “as is,” but simplifying the definition of proprietary trading and adding increased flexibility for authorized market-making activity. Moreover, in New York City, employers must soon stop requesting information on prior compensation history from job applicants or risk fines and payment of compensatory damages. As a result, the following matters are covered in this week’s edition of Bridging the Week:

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Gary DeWaal

Gary DeWaal is currently Special Counsel with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in its New York office focusing on financial services regulatory matters. He provides advisory services and assists with investigations and litigation.

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