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Derivatives and Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting 2023:
Ethics in Derivatives and Futures Law

February 4, 2023
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa
One Hotel Circle
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928


  • Ethical issues associated with hot topics in 2023 from the
    perspective of attorneys working in-house or representing
    participants in the futures and derivatives markets
  • Ethical duties imposed on attorneys when an attorney discovers
    activity indicative of a “crypto Ponzi scheme”, including
    maintaining client confidentiality, the attorney’s obligation to
    provide the client with an informed understanding of their legal
    rights and obligations and related practical implication, and
    attorney-client privilege
  • Ethical issues raised in connection with attorney competence
    concerning novel products, like crypto swaps
  • Whistleblower considerations
  • Recent discourse on duty of civility


  • Rob Schwartz (CFTC, Office of the General Counsel)
  • Tamika Bent (Linklaters)
  • Kyla Houge (Marex)
  • Nate Howell (Sidley)
  • Nicole Simon (Stradley)

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