How a company handles an internal investigation of a potentially serious matter can make a significant difference in convincing a regulator to back off from bringing an enforcement action or seeking a big penalty. In-house counsel have a crucial role to play in making strategic decisions concerning the scope of the investigation, handling whistleblowers, protecting attorney-client privilege for the company, interacting with regulators, and deciding whether to hire outside counsel.
Our newly published report, Cryptocurrency Regulatory Developments, is authored by five lawyers in our FinTech & Blockchain Practice.
A comprehensive summary of the regulatory framework applicable to cryptocurrency as it relates to securities issuance and trading, commodity derivatives law issues, federal and state banking laws, litigation, and cybersecurity.
Elizabeth Lan Davis, a Chief Trial Attorney for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforcement, is joining leading financial services and regulatory law firm Murphy & McGonigle. Ms. Davis, who is the latest in a number of high profile lawyers to join the Firm in the past two months, will further strengthen Murphy & McGonigle’s highly regarded Securities Regulation and Securities Litigation practices. She will be based in the Washington, D.C. office.