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SEC Commissioner meets with AmCham Germany

Presentation and Q&A with Daniel M. Gallagher

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) met with members of AmCham Germany at a Financial Services Forum on Monday, December 9, 2013 at UBS Deutschland in Frankfurt.Gallagher was accompanied by Paul Atkins, former SEC Commissioner, as well as Joe Levinson, SEC Counsel, and Michael Pedroni, US Treasury Senior Representative for Europe.

After opening remarks by AmCham Germany's General Manager Andreas Povel, Commissioner Gallagher gave an overview of current SEC regulatory and enforcement initiatives.

Among the topics discussed were the Volcker rule, the recent $13 bln JPMorgan settlement by the US Justice Department and the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.

Event Media Coverage:

Reuters: "SEC official says final Volcker rule significantly different" - Link

Reuters: "US Republican SEC member blasts $13 bln JPMorgan settlement" - Link

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "Finanzaufseher hält Bankstrafen für irrational" - Link (German)

Wall Street Journal: "US-Finanzaufsicht SEC unterstützt staatliche Kontrolle von Zinssätzen" - Link (German)