JONES DAY TALKS: Derivatives Market Volatility Brings New Concerns and More Regulatory Scrutiny

JONES DAY TALKS®: Derivatives Market Volatility Brings New Concerns and More Regulatory Scrutiny



A turbulent global economy leaves financial institutions and other market participants in challenging positions as they try to hedge and protect their interests in an increasingly uncertain environment.

Jones Day partner Josh Sterling talks about the regulatory and legal issues faced by market participants in the volatile economic landscape.


JONES DAY TALKS®: Perspectives and Pathways: Choosing a Firm That’s Right for You



Jones Day partner Miguel Eaton and associates Jenny Plagman and Stephen Scott discuss what candidates should think about when selecting firms for on-campus interviews, interview preparation, and what they need to ultimately consider in choosing a law firm.


JONES DAY TALKS®: We Got This: CFTC Chair Pursues Authority Over Digital Assets

JONES DAY TALKS®: We Got This: CFTC Chair Pursues Authority Over Digital Assets



As discussions and debates unfold over digital currency regulations, Commodity Future Trading Commission chairman Rostin Benham told a U.S. Senate committee that “speculative fervor” surrounding cryptocurrencies has potentially left investors in need of protections, and made the case for his commission to be charged with overseeing activities in this burgeoning market.

Jones Day’s Josh Sterling and David Aron discuss the gradual move toward federal oversight of cryptocurrencies, the questions clients ask, and what crypto market participants need to know now.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.


JD Talks Joe Sim -Establishes Antitrust Chair at Arizona State University

JONES DAY TALKS®: Joe Sims Establishes Antitrust Chair at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University



Joe Sims, who led Jones Day’s Antitrust & Competition Law Practice to national and global prominence during nearly 40 years at the Firm, has endowed a new chair at his alma mater, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University: The Sims Chair in Competition Law and Regulation at ASU Law. David Gelfand, one of the country’s leading antitrust lawyers, has been named the Sims Chair and professor of practice at ASU Law.

Mr. Sims and Mr. Gelfand discuss the Chair, the current state of U. S. antitrust and competition law, and their plans for ASU Law’s antitrust program.


JONES DAY TALKS The Changing Contours of Insider Trading Enforcement

JONES DAY TALKS®: The Changing Contours of Insider Trading Enforcement



Recent high-profile insider trading cases leave little doubt that these matters remain an enforcement priority for Washington agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and Department of Justice (DOJ). Jones Day partners Joan McKown, Josh Sterling, and Brian Rabbitt talk about enforcement trends, proposed rule changes, and the increased cooperation between federal authorities.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.


JONES DAY TALKS®: European Central Bank’s Climate Center & Investment Plans Focus on Sustainability (Encore Presentation)

JONES DAY TALKS®: European Central Bank’s Climate Center & Investment Plans Focus on Sustainability (Encore Presentation)



A JONES DAY TALKS® Encore Presentation.
From May 2021.

The European Central Bank’s decision to establish a Climate Change Center and invest in a green bond fund launched by the Bank for International Settlements reflects the growing importance of climate change, and ESG more broadly, in ECB policy. The ECB’s focus on climate change and sustainable finance will only grow as the EU’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan continues to advance.

Jones Day’s Linda Hesse and Dr. Michael Fischer discuss the Bank’s aim to reorient capital flows around a more sustainable economy while managing the financial risks brought by climate change.


Takeaways from a Landmark Cryptocurrency Antitrust Case (Encore Presentation)

Takeaways from a Landmark Cryptocurrency Antitrust Case (Encore Presentation)



A JONES DAY TALKS® Encore Presentation.
From June 2021.

The surging interest in cryptocurrency continues to raise new legal challenges for market participants and interested parties. This is largely uncharted territory, so there’s comparatively little case law. However, a recent federal court’s decision in United American v. Bitmain provided some insight as to how courts would apply antitrust laws to cryptocurrency.

Jones Day partners Craig Waldman, Mark Rasmussen, and Chris Pace talk about the key takeaways from the court’s decision and discuss the other potential types of crypto asset antitrust claims we might see in the months and years ahead.


Crypto and DeFin Regulation Its About to Get Serious

JONES DAY TALKS®: Crypto and DeFi Regulation: It’s About to Get Serious (Encore Presentation)



A JONES DAY TALKS® Encore Presentation.
From October 2021.

Cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance remain under scrutiny from federal agencies and commissions. The acting Comptroller of the Currency has publicly stated that cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance may be evolving into serious threats to the financial system, much like the way certain financial derivatives prompted serious concerns and a near collapse back in 2008.

Clearly, serious regulations are under consideration. Jones Day’s Josh Sterling and Dorothy Giobbe discuss what industry stakeholders need to know.


JONES DAY TALKS®: Women in IP: 2021 in Review

JONES DAY TALKS®- Women in IP: 2021 in Review



Jones Day partners Meredith Wilkes, Patricia Campbell, and Sarah Geers discuss the implementation of the Trademark Modernization Act, the recent decision in Thaler v Hirshfeld – a case involving protections for works created by artificial intelligence, opportunities for monetizing COVID 19-related patents, and other significant legal developments in the IP space during the last year.

For information on the Firm’s Women in IP Initiative and their coming events, email WomeninIP@jonesday.com.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.


JONES DAY TALKS®: Crypto and DeFi Regulation: It's About to Get Serious

JONES DAY TALKS®: Crypto and DeFi Regulation: It’s About to Get Serious



Cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance remain under scrutiny from federal agencies and commissions. The acting Comptroller of the Currency has publicly stated that cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance may be evolving into serious threats to the financial system, much like the way certain financial derivatives prompted serious concerns and a near collapse back in 2008.

Clearly, serious regulations are under consideration. Jones Day’s Josh Sterling and Dorothy Giobbe discuss what industry stakeholders need to know.

Read the full transcript on the Jones Day website.