Nicole M. Kalajian to serve as panelist FIA’s Law & Compliance Conference discussing ESG considerations relating to commodity pool operators (CPOs) and commodity trading advisors (CTAs)

This panel will present a critical discussion of recent legal and regulatory developments relevant to asset managers and pool operators in the derivatives space. Topics will include recently finalized SEC rule 18f-4, new CFTC and NFA requirements for pool operators, the impact of uncleared swap margin rules, IBOR replacement, position limits and JAC/CFTC actions on margining of multiple accounts of the same beneficial owner on asset management, and potential issues raised by new and emerging asset classes such as digital assets and ESG products.


Robert Klein, Managing Director and Counsel, Citigroup Global Markets


Nicole Kalajian, Counsel, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Matthew Klein, Senior Counsel, The Vanguard Group

Dorothy Mehta, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

Raymond Ramierez, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland