Financial Reform Seminar: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 -- "What's in it for my institution?" (9/27/10)

August 27, 2010

Who Should Attend
General Counsel, Executive Vice Presidents and Compliance Officers of Banks, Credit Unions and Financial Service Companies

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Program Description
This seminar will provide an introduction to the new legislation, with a specific focus on the following areas:

  • An overview of the new federal regulatory regime, including the establishment of entirely new regulatory agencies, such as the Financial Stability Oversight Council and the Bureau of Financial Protection;
  • A discussion of the parameters of the Act's coverage, including carveouts applicable to small institutions; and
  • An analysis of the impact of new restrictions on the federal preemptive power to regulate nationally-chartered entities, with particular focus on new consumer protection measures.

Registered attendees are encouraged to email questions regarding the legislation in advance of the presentation to or The presenters will attempt to cover all questions received.

Danielle M. McCann
Ms. McCann is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (B.A., 1998) and Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2001), where she served as Business Editor of the Syracuse Law Review (2000-2001). Ms. McCann is a member of the Justinian Honorary Law Society.

Ms. McCann concentrates her practice in Business Law and counsels businesses in a variety of corporate and commercial law matters, including corporate formation, corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, securities law and SEC compliance, regulatory matters, banking law, contract negotiation, and corporate governance matters.

Mary L. Snyder
Ms. Snyder is a graduate of Colgate University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1997) and Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2002), where she was awarded the Order of the Coif. Phi Beta Kappa. Ms. Snyder clerked for the Honorable Frederick J. Scullin, U.S. District Court Judge.

Ms. Snyder concentrates her practice in the area of general business law and counsels clients on a broad range of transactional and compliance matters. She has extensive experience advising state- and federally-chartered banks. Ms. Snyder has also represented buyers and sellers in asset and stock transactions in a variety of industries.