The Week at Ropes & Gray: New Risk Management Report; AmLaw’s Spotlight on our PE Practice; Cryptocurrency Updates

In The News
October 5, 2018

Weekly highlights of what’s happening at Ropes & Gray:

  • With regulatory enforcement on the rise, businesses across many sectors are employing new tools and methods to build successful compliance programs, according to a new study released today by Ropes & Gray. Research in the report, “Data & Behavioral Science: A New Approach to Risk Management,” found that companies are increasingly taking a data-driven approach to compliance, supported by behavioral sciences strategies, to go beyond a reliance on policies, procedures and other traditional compliance methods. For more on our findings and other key takeaways, download the full report.
  • In its October 2018 issue, The American Lawyer looked at the biggest law firms focused on advising the booming private equity market. The article (subscription required) highlights Ropes & Gray’s global private equity practice and quotes Will Shields, a Ropes & Gray partner and co-chair of the private equity practice.
  • In this new alert on cryptocurrency developments, our attorneys examine three cases involving U.S. regulatory authorities and digital assets, including the SEC’s first case charging unregistered broker-dealers for selling digital tokens.
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