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Stradley Ronon Hosts Continuing Legal Education Event on Cryptocurrency and Crypto Enforcement

June 15, 2023
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is pleased to announce that Partners Jan M. Folena and Ashley Shapiro hosted a continuing legal education event on cryptocurrency and crypto enforcement at the firm’s Philadelphia office.

The session, co-hosted by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association, addressed recent and developing civil and criminal enforcement matters and initiatives focusing on cryptocurrency and related digital assets. Participants also learned more about matters involving insider trading and cryptocurrency fraud. Additionally, various government initiatives and task forces currently in place to investigate and regulate cryptocurrencies were also discussed.

Folena serves as co-chair of the securities litigation practice group. She is a nationally recognized trial and appellate lawyer using her 20 years of enforcement and government experience to guide clients on securities, derivatives and financial services litigation. She advises and represents clients in all types of securities matters, including those involving investment managers, financial fraud, insider trading, foreign bribery and complex financial instruments.

Shapiro represents both individuals and corporations in criminal and regulatory enforcement actions. These matters include federal and state government investigations, specifically State Attorneys General investigating grand juries and federal grand juries. Her matters often include allegations of political/public corruption, health care fraud, Medicare/Medicaid fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, tax violations and RICO.

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Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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