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Joe is an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice. He devotes his corporate practice primarily to the representation of private and public companies in connection with corporate governance, securities regulations, securities offerings, corporate venture capital, and mergers and acquisitions. Joe represents investment banking firms, issuers, and placement agents in a variety of securities offerings, including shelf offerings, medium-term note programs, and continuous “at-the-market” equity offerings. Joe also has experience counseling registered funds and their managers in connection with organizational and compliance matters.

Several recent releases of draft legislation, reports, and speeches highlight the federal government’s efforts in the first quarter of 2022 to address the rapidly developing digital asset marketplace and its regulatory landscape.

Congressional Legislative Activity

On February 15, Representative Warren Davidson (R-OH) introduced the “Keep Your Coins Act,” which is intended “[t]o prohibit

Will 2022 be the year of comprehensive digital asset legislation in the U.S.?

In 2021, Congress waded into the digital asset policy waters through its inclusion of expanded cryptocurrency and digital asset rules as part of the $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (HR 3584), which was signed into law by President Joe Biden