Protiviti and Morrison & Foerster to Examine Implications of Volcker Rule in December 14 Webinar

Newly proposed proprietary trading, investment prohibitions among discussion topics

Dec 06, 2011, 09:00 ET from Protiviti Inc.

MENLO PARK, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


The Volcker Rule continues to evolve as federal financial regulatory agencies publish their proposed rules to implement its proprietary trading and private fund sponsorship and investment prohibitions. These proposed rules would create a number of significant regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and reporting obligations for affected financial institutions.

Join Protiviti ( and Morrison & Foerster LLP for a webinar that delves into the implications of the Volcker Rule for financial institutions. During the complimentary hour-long session, experts will discuss:

  • Proprietary trading from "what is it?" to permitted hedging and customer trading activities

  • Exempted and prohibited private equity and hedge fund activities

  • Impact on foreign bank trading and private equity/hedge fund activities

  • Conflicts of interest and "high risk" activities

  • Compliance, governance and reporting requirements


Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011; 10 a.m. PST/noon CST/1 p.m. EST


Charles M. Horn, partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

David Johnson, managing director, Protiviti

Dwight C. Smith, partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP


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Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Through its network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti has served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE® 1000 and Global 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.

Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is a member of the S&P 500 index.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.


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