Please join us for one (or both) of our sessions.
During the first session, our speakers will provide an overview of debt capital market trends in 2017 and what to expect in the months ahead. We will discuss some of the regulatory developments that are, and will continue to, impact issuances by financial institutions, including the Canadian banks. In particular, we will discuss issuance trends for financial institutions in the United States, the prospects for regulatory burden relief and tax reform, and related matters. We will also discuss the bail-in regime in Canada and the proposed TLAC requirement. Lastly, we will discuss recent NVCC issuances in the United States by Canadian banks, as well as other funding activity, including covered bonds.
During the second session, our speakers will discuss the application of blockchain in financial services, payments and financial products with a focus on use cases. In particular, we will discuss the applicable regulatory and tax considerations in the United States and conclude with some tips to assist the audience in navigating these regimes.
Session 1: Debt Capital Markets, Regulatory Developments & Market Outlook
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 2: Blocked? Navigating the U.S. Regulatory and Tax Regimes Applicable to Blockchain
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.