Understanding Financial Products 2016

Charles F. Walker

Washington, D.C. litigation partner Charles Walker spoke at a PLI seminar titled "Understanding Financial Products 2016," held January 28-29 in New York. The seminar  focused on a range of financial products, their structure, and regulation under the federal securities and tax laws; how hedge funds and other private funds are structured and operated following the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act and in light of government enforcement agencies’ efforts surrounding them; universal life insurance, variable insurance products, guarantees and life settlements; flow-through entities, including real estate investment trusts, business development companies and similar vehicles; and the mortgage market since the financial crisis.