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January 21st, 2021

2021 IA/BD Compliance Update

Bart Mallon, Cole-Frieman & Mallon

Bart Mallon, Cole-Frieman & Mallon
Justin Schleifer, Aspect Advisors
Kathlyne Kiaie, Aspect Advisors

In January 2020, we hosted a presentation and networking event at the offices of Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP together with Aspect Advisors, a regulatory compliance consulting firm. The event was very popular and well attended, so we’re bringing it back for 2021 as a webinar and we hope to see you there!

Topics will include:
+ 2020 compliance calendar (including Form ADV annual update)
+ Major issues from the SEC and courts in 2020
+ SEC focus on crypto / digital assets in 2021
+ Fintech regulations and best practices

September 2nd, 2020

Cryptocurrency and Digital Asset Forum: Trends in Legal, Tax, and Compliance

Bart Mallon, Cole-Frieman & Mallon

Ryan David Williams, Ashbury Legal
Justin Schleifer, Aspect Advisors
Nick Cerasuolo, Blockchain Tax Partners

Join us to get your questions answered by an expert panel during a Live Discussion. Experience a unique collaborative event to explore the latest developments in the Cryptocurrency and Digital Asset sector. Suggested topics for this session include (but are in no way limited to):

· Putting Crypto Investments to Work: Unlocking Full Potential Through Yield and Lending
· DeFi Implications: Market-Making (Liquidity), Governance, and Custody
· Evolving Landscape: Latest Products/Services, Regulations, and Enforcements

July 22nd, 2020

The Operational Due Diligence Process


Winter Mead, Oper8r


Brian Borton, Stepstone Group
Justin Schleifer, Aspect Advisors
Sean Park, First Republic Bank

Justin Schleifer will be a Panelist for a webinar hosted by Oper8r about the fundamentals of the operational due diligence process, including how LPs should think about the operations of their firms from a compliance and regulatory perspective. 

May 7th, 2020

REG BI: Are you Ready for June 30th?


Bart Mallon, Co-Founder and Partner,
Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP, Aspect Advisors LLC


James Dombach, Murphy & McGonigle
Justin Schleifer, Aspect Advisors
Paul Merolla, Murphy & McGonigle

Join us for a complimentary one-hour webinar and get the advice you need to implement Regulation Best Interest with confidence! In this “beyond-the-basics” webinar, our discussion will take a deeper dive into how firms can implement Reg BI requirements.  Topics will include:
• the SEC’s OCIE guidance regarding regulatory expectations
• common questions we’ve been asked from a compliance / legal perspective
• practical strategies for implementation
• Q & A with participants

February 11th, 2020

Bitcoin Mining: The Current Environment


Michael Fitzsimmons CAIA, Director, Capital Introduction Williams Trading
Bart Mallon, Co-Founder and Partner, Cole-Frieman & Mallon LLP, Aspect Advisors LLC


Mathew D’Souza, Blockware Solutions
Thomas Ao, MCredit
Yida Gao, Struck Capital

VC firms have been investing in bitcoin mining and infrastructure to attain lower volatility exposure to the best performing asset class of the past decade. Come hear from the experts in both operating and financing mining businesses as they discuss the opportunities and challenges they face. This will be a lively discussion about an opaque, widely misunderstood area of the blockchain space.