Philadelphia Attorney Eric Young to Speak on CFTC Reforms at KC’s Event

New York, NY, May 07, 2015 –(– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today Eric L. Young, Attorney, McEldrew Young will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFTC’s Financial Market Reform in 2015: Boon or Bane? LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET).

Young will address the Dodd-Frank Act reforms in the context of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s regulation of High Frequency Trading, data reporting, and the merger of the SEC and CFTC proposed by former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker and The Volcker Alliance.

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About Eric L. Young

Eric Young is a whistleblower attorney and partner at McEldrew Young. He has helped clients report corporate misconduct resulting in more than $2 billion in fines and penalties by the federal and state governments. Since Dodd-Frank authorized the SEC and CFTC whistleblower programs, Eric represents whistleblowers in cases of securities and derivatives fraud, market manipulation, accounting fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other violations of the Commodity Exchange Act, the Securities Act and the Securities Exchange Act. He also represents Taft-Hartley pension funds in securities fraud litigation.

About McEldrew Young

McEldrew Young is a Philadelphia law firm representing SEC, CFTC, IRS and DOJ whistleblowers in cases involving corporate misconduct, securities fraud, tax evasion, health care fraud and employment retaliation. The firm also represents individuals in catastrophic personal injury litigation from medical malpractice, products defects and transportation accidents. It was founded by attorneys James J. McEldrew, III and Eric Young. To learn more, visit

KC Event Synopsis

Their panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will provide an overview and discussion of the latest changes to The Dodd-Frank Act that affect Financial Market Reform.

Following the financial market crisis of 2008, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Act to control instability risk in financial markets. Subtitle A of Title VII amended the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to regulate swaps and, to provide enhanced enforcement for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. In this webinar our panel will discuss the following topics:

CFTC’s Financial Market Reform: Overview
New Rules and Regulations
Dodd-Frank Act
Amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA)
Systematic Risks in the Financial Markets
Swap Market Rules
Current Regulatory Developments & Compliance Risks

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The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. For further details, please visit:
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