Ms. Lenet has experience in a wide variety of corporate and securities law matters. She advises state and federally chartered financial institutions and their holding companies on regulatory matters and advises both financial institutions and other organizations on a broad range of other corporate matters and transactions. Ms. Lenet also advises issuers and underwriters on domestic and international capital market transactions, such as SEC-registered public offerings.
At a lunchtime ceremony on February 27, 2014, Alston & Bird was named Best Law Firm - Innovation at the inaugural CTA Intelligence Service Awards, created to recognize and reward those who have provided outstanding support and services to the North American managed futures industry over the past 12 months.
February 27, 2014
In the Press
Alston & Bird recently participated in the Claritas Investment Certificate pilot program, a comprehensive global education program developed and provided by the CFA Institute to provide clarity and understanding on the essentials of the financial services industry. Of the 27 Alston & Bird registrants that took the exam this spring, 100 percent passed, an “extremely impressive” rate well above the average of other participating organizations.
August 5, 2013
In the Press
On December 10, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the “Agencies”) each adopted a final rule (the “Final Rule”) implementing Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly referred to as the “Volcker Rule.” The long-anticipated Final Rule was adopted over two years after the proposed rule was released, for which about 18,000 comment letters were received.
This advisory provides a high-level summary of the Final Rule only, and does not purport to be a complete explication of all of the details contained therein. The Final Rule is highly complex, reflecting 71 pages of rules and approximately 900 pages of supplemental materials (with over 2800 footnotes) from five different regulatory agencies, each of which has discretion to interpret the Final Rule. There will be numerous interpretive questions to be resolved by the Agencies in regulatory commentary, Q&A, bulletins, examination guidance and other releases going forward. Thus, banking entities engaged in, or wishing to engage in, activities potentially subject to the Final Rule should consult with their regular Alston & Bird lawyer or one of the lawyers listed at the end of this advisory to help assess particular concerns.
December 19, 2013
- CFA Institute’s Claritas® Investment Certificate