The Dodd-Frank Reform Act, recently signed into law, is ushering in some of the most pervasive changes in securities laws potentially since the 30s, says Gerald Lins, general counsel of ING Investment Management Americas in New York, and co-author of the 2011 edition of Regulation of Investment Advisers.

Watch the brief video below to hear Lins discuss some of the key updates to the 2011 edition of the book, as well as his thoughts on the top trends in securities laws.