New York Office Hosts Annual CLE Ethics Series

February 12, 2020

Ropes and Gray’s New York office hosted a CLE ethics panel titled “The Future of Industry and Innovation: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Digital Assets” on Feb. 12. Tailored for in-house counsel and senior business leaders, the panel addressed critical ethics topics in the cryptocurrency space, such as the regulatory and enforcement framework, the development of an industry code of conduct, and best practices to mitigate compliance risk.

Litigation & enforcement associate Helen Gugel moderated the discussion. Panelists included Chris Conniff, co-lead of Ropes & Gray’s securities & futures enforcement group; Jeff Bandman, founder and principal of Bandman Advisors; Julia Nestor, deputy chief of business & securities fraud at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York; and Noah Perlman, chief compliance officer at Gemini Corporation.