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Alumnus Jay Baris ’78 Named Chair of New ABA Task Force on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

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Headshot of Hofstra Law alumnus Jay G. Baris ’78, partner in the Investment Funds practice at Shearman & SterlingHofstra Law alumnus Jay G. Baris ’78, a partner in the Investment Funds practice at Shearman & Sterling, has been named chair of a new task force for the Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers of the ABA’s Business Law Section that will address blockchain and cryptocurrency issues related to investment management.

The task force will channel its collective knowledge and experience representing financial institutions to provide constructive suggestions to help develop approaches to regulation.

Baris is widely recognized for his breadth of experience representing registered funds, investment advisers, financial institutions, broker-dealers and independent directors on the full spectrum of financial services regulation, transactions and governance matters.

View Baris’ bio on the Shearman & Sterling website.

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