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40th Annual FIA Law & Compliance Conference Program

Futures Industry Association


Date: May 3, 2018

Time: 6:30AM - 8:00AM

Location: Washington, DC


  • Private Litigation Workshop

Mintz Levin's Therese Doherty will speak at the "Private Litigation Workshop" at the 40th Annual FIA Law & Compliance Conference Program on May 3, 2018. 

Panel Description

Are you exposed? This panel will discuss exposure of traders, market intermediaries, trade associations, SEFs, and exchanges to private claims relating to derivatives trading and highlight the significant judicial rulings and outcomes in private actions. Discussion will focus on direct and derivative liability under the Commodity Exchange Act and federal antitrust laws for fraud, price and benchmark manipulation and antitrust violations, as well as potential liability under other laws for cybersecurity breaches.


  • Charles Mills - Steptoe & Johnson (moderator)
  • Daniel Brockett - Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
  • Therese Doherty - Mintz Levin
  • Jonathan Marcus - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Michael Spafford - Paul Hastings


Therese M. Doherty is a Mintz litigator who develops creative strategies to drive successful outcomes for clients. The Legal 500 United States consistently ranks her as one of the nation's top securities lawyers. Therese has a national reputation for defending clients in government investigations.