Two Locke Lord Partners to Address How Dodd-Frank Act Financial Reform Affects Life Settlement Market

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    (Atlanta) September 14, 2010 – Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell Partners Brian Casey of Atlanta and John Bruno of Washington, D.C., will discuss the ramifications of recent sweeping financial reform on the life settlement market and the banking industry from 2 to 3:30 p.m. (EDT) Thursday, Sept. 16, in an online webinar from DealFlow Media which hosts the webinar worldwide.

    The life settlement and banking industries will soon have more government scrutiny than ever before following the passing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the release of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Life Settlement Task Force Report and the General Accountability Office Report to the Special Committee on Aging. Casey and Bruno will share their insight on the impact of these reforms. They are members of a panel that also includes attorney Steven Huttler of the law firm of Sadis & Goldberg. For registration and other information, please see the group’s website at http://www.dealflowmedia.com/webinars/life_settlements_financial_reform.cfm.

    Casey is co-leader of Locke Lord’s Insurance section and a member of the Firm’s Corporate Capital Markets and Health Care practice groups. He is consistently listed among the 100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry in North America by Insurance Newscast, and he also has been recognized for the second time as one of the 10 Most Influential People in Life Settlements by Life Settlement Review.

    Bruno has more than two decades of experience in the financial industry and has worked as a regulator, attorney and investment banker. His in-depth knowledge of banking law, regulations and the most recent financial reform legislation gives him a valuable platform from which to interpret and analyze the coming changes.

    Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP is a full-service, national law firm with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. With a vast geographic scope, and a national reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, Locke Lord is focused on achieving client success as a team. Among Locke Lord’s many strong practice areas are appellate, aviation, corporate, class action litigation, employee benefits, energy, environmental, financial services, health care, insurance and reinsurance industries, intellectual property, labor and employment, public law, real estate, REIT, tax and technology.

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