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Gail C. Bernstein

Gail C. Bernstein

WilmerHale

Washington, DC, USA


Gail Bernstein’s practice focuses on US financial regulatory reform and on securities and derivatives and futures law and broker-dealer and swaps regulation. She has assisted clients in connection with numerous Dodd-Frank Act rulemakings and regularly counsels clients on the implications of and compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, with a particular focus on the Volcker Rule and derivatives regulation. She also counsels SEC and CFTC registrants and other financial organizations on a broad range of regulatory matters, including compliance with SEC, CFTC and SRO rules. She has advised firms about sales practice and trading issues, has designed comprehensive compliance policies and supervisory procedures and counseled clients during their implementation. She has also represented clients in governmental investigations and internal reviews. Ms. Bernstein has authored numerous articles on a wide range of issues under the Dodd-Frank Act and is a regular participant on panels relating to securities, swaps and the Volcker Rule.

Practice Area

Securities
-Broker-Dealer Compliance and Regulation
-Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Working Group
-Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Working Group
-Futures and Derivatives
-Futures and Derivatives Enforcement

Education

JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1988

BA, cum laude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1982

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Massachusetts

Languages

Hebrew

Clerkships

US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1988 - 1989

Gail C. Bernstein is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Dodd-Frank Implementation Update: Key Differences Between the CFTC and SEC Final Business Conduct Standards and Related Cross-Border Requirements (May 26, 2016) - Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
RSCR: An Analysis of Current Laws and Regulations Affecting the Securities and Futures Industries: Swap Dealer Chief Compliance Officer Requirements—Recent Developments; Vol. 49, No. 4 (February 24, 2016) - Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services - Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services - Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services - Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services - Developments Regarding the Role of the CCO in Financial Services, Tuesday, November 15, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Financial Services Industry Regulatory Compliance & Ethics Forum 2016, Thursday, November 17, 2016, New York, NY
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