Shearman And Sterling

News March 22, 2019

Shearman & Sterling Joins Global Blockchain Business Council’s Legal and Regulatory Group

Shearman & Sterling is delighted to announce the firm has joined the Legal and Regulatory Group (LRG) of Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading industry association for the blockchain ecosystem. As part of the LRG, the firm will advise GBBC member companies, and the broader ecosystem, on the legal and regulatory issues originating from the development and adoption of blockchain technology.

“The global regulatory landscape is rapidly evolving to keep pace with the ever-expanding use cases of blockchain and distributed ledger technology. We are excited to become part of GBBC’s LRG as it will play a vital role in fostering responsible innovation in the industry,” says Donna Parisi, Global Head of Financial Services & FinTech.

Adding to this, on March 28, Donna will participate in an educational event called “Navigating the Regulatory Environment,” alongside Jeff Bandman of Global Digital Finance; Sandra Ro of the GBBC and Dan Gorfine of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Stay tuned for an exciting announcement from Donna! The event will take place at the NYC Blockchain Center from 6 to 8pm. This event is not open to the press.

Register for “Navigating the Regulatory Environment” event.