Daily Archives: June 5, 2018, 9:38 am

Ripple Labs Brings on Former Top SEC Officials to Help Defend Private Securities Lawsuit | The Recorder

There’s lawyering up and then there’s this: Cybercurrency company Ripple Labs has brought on a high-profile team from Debevoise & Plimpton—former Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Jo White and her enforcement chief Andrew Ceresney—to defend against a securities fraud lawsuit. The Debevoise attorneys and lawyers from two California offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom appear on court papers for Ripple…

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SEC Names Valerie A. Szczepanik Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Valerie A. Szczepanik has been named Associate Director of the Division of Corporation Finance and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation for Division Director Bill Hinman.  In this newly created advisory position, Ms. Szczepanik will coordinate efforts across all SEC Divisions and Offices regarding the application of U.S. securities laws to…

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