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Gary Barnett

Gary Barnett

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Former Deputy Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Bethesda, MD, USA


Gary Barnett is a former Deputy Director in the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he was responsible for (i) broker-dealer oversight, including capital, margin and segregation rules, governance and risk management; (ii) derivatives policy; (iii) certain trading practices; and (iv) Volcker.

Prior to joining the SEC, Mr. Barnett was the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight. There he established the swap dealer registration and compliance programs, led the responses to the FCM and RFED crises following MF Global, including the reorientation of the exam program and the creation and adoption of the FCM customer protection rules, and formed DSIO’s CPO/CTA team and led many of its key initiatives.

Before joining the CFTC in 2011, he was a partner and head of the U.S. Derivatives and Structured Finance Practice Group at Linklaters LLP. Prior to Linklaters, he was a partner and co-head of the Securitization and Derivatives Practice at Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Mr. Barnett was an adjunct professor of law and taught Derivatives Regulation at Cornell Law School from 2012 through 2015, chaired PLI’s annual conference on New Developments in Securitization from 1995 through 2010, is co-Chair of the PLI annual conferences on fundamental and advanced swaps and other derivatives, and is a member of the New York, California and Oklahoma bars.

Gary Barnett is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017
Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017
Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018
Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Federal Register: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission: 17 CFR Parts 1, 15, 17, 19, 37, 38, 140, 150, and 151: Position Limits for Derivatives; Reproposal (December 30, 2016) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Federal Register: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission: 17 CFR Part 50: Clearing Requirement Determination Under Section 2(h) of the CEA for Interest Rate Swaps; Proposed Rule (June 16, 2016) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Federal Register: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission: 17 CFR Part 3: Chief Compliance Officer Annual Report Requirements for Futures Commission Merchants, Swap Dealers, and Major Swap Participants: Amendments to Filing Dates; Final Rule (November 16, 2016) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Federal Register: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission: 17 CFR Part 23: Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants—Cross-Border Application of the Margin Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection, Comment Request: Final Rule, Margin Requirements for Uncleared Swaps for Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants—Cross-Border Application of the Margin Requirements; Final Rule and Notice (May 31, 2016) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2017, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Press Release No. 7771-18, CFTC Unanimously Adopts Rule Amendments Simplifying Chief Compliance Officer Duties and Annual Report Rules for FCMs, Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (August 21, 2018) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin - TechLaw Institute 2018: The Digital Evolution, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Swap Basics - Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Regulatory Fundamentals - Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions - Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Swaps & Derivatives: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, Where We (May) Be Going - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Fintech in the Swaps Markets - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants: Who Are They and How Are They Regulated? Reporting, Business Conduct Rules, Capital - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued) - Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin - The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Regulatory Fundamentals - Regulatory Fundamentals, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Swap Basics - Swap Basics, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions - Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Fintech in the Swaps Markets - Fintech in the Swaps Markets, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants: Who Are They and How Are They Regulated? Reporting, Business Conduct Rules, Capital - Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants: Who Are They and How Are They Regulated? Reporting, Business Conduct Rules, Capital, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Swaps & Derivatives: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, Where We (May) Be Going - Swaps & Derivatives: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, Where We (May) Be Going, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued) - Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued), Thursday, October 25, 2018
Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared - Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin - The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Swap Basics - Swap Basics, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Regulatory Fundamentals - Regulatory Fundamentals, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions - Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued) - Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued), Thursday, October 25, 2018
Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared - Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared, Thursday, October 25, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin - The Blockchain Revolution: Beyond Bitcoin, Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions - Bilateral OTC Derivatives: Termination, Valuation, Netting, Closeout, Netting Opinions, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Regulatory Fundamentals - Regulatory Fundamentals, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Swap Basics - Swap Basics, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Swaps & Derivatives: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, Where We (May) Be Going - Swaps & Derivatives: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, Where We (May) Be Going, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives - Clearing; Margin for Cleared Transactions; Client Money Segregation; Default Management; End-User Perspectives, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Fintech in the Swaps Markets - Fintech in the Swaps Markets, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants: Who Are They and How Are They Regulated? Reporting, Business Conduct Rules, Capital - Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants: Who Are They and How Are They Regulated? Reporting, Business Conduct Rules, Capital, Thursday, October 25, 2018
Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued) - Regulation of Other Swap Market Participants: The Swap Activities of Banks (continued), Thursday, October 25, 2018
Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared - Principal Issues for Consideration and Negotiation in Derivatives Documentation-Cleared and Uncleared, Thursday, October 25, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs TechLaw Institute 2018: The Digital Evolution, Monday, March 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Fundamentals of Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Monday, October 29, 2018, New York, NY
Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2018, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Fundamentals of Swaps and Other Derivatives 2019, Monday, October 21, 2019, New York, NY
Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2019, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Fundamentals of Swaps and Other Derivatives 2019, Monday, October 21, 2019, New York, NY
Advanced Swaps & Other Derivatives 2019, Tuesday, October 22, 2019, New York, NY
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