Alumni Newsprint.

Published on July 19, 2018 | by LawNews

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

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.

Tags: , , , , ,


About LawNews

To submit a news story, or to request an interview with one of Hofstra Law's faculty experts, please contact Andrew Berman, assistant dean for communications, at andrew.e.berman@hofstra.edu.



Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑
  • Upcoming Events

    View Full Calendar

  • Videos

  • Archives