In what appears to be a case of first impression, a federal district court has held that a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) is a person subject to the provisions ofContinue Reading In Decentralized Finance, DAOs Are People Too
Jeffry M. Henderson, a former general counsel for a publicly traded futures commission merchant, has deep futures and derivatives industry experience. He focuses his practice on a variety of complex compliance, regulatory, investigation, litigation, and managed fund matters. This representation regularly involves futures, derivatives, swaps, forex, securities, cryptocurrency, and binary options. He represents and advises a broad range of clients, including futures commission merchants, broker-dealers, investment advisers, commodity trading advisers, introducing brokers, forex trading firms, commodity pool operators, and hedge fund managers. He also provides counsel to a variety of industry participants, including proprietary trading firms and exempt investment managers regarding disclosure matters and compliance obligations and regulatory and enforcement matters. He is also regularly involved in defending member and member firms before CFTC, NFA, SEC and FINRA. He currently serves as a public director for an applicant Designated Contract Market and an applicant Designated Clearing Organization.
National Futures Association (NFA) is the self-regulatory organization for the U.S. futures and derivatives industry and derives its authority as a registered futures association by designation from the Commodity Futures…Continue Reading NFA Expands its Authority over Cryptocurrencies