FacultyFaculty/Author Profile

Valerie A. Szczepanik

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Associate Director and Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation, Division of Corporation Finance
New York, NY, USA


Valerie A. Szczepanik is Senior Advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation and an Associate Director for the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Before that, she served as Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit.  She is Head of the SEC’s Distributed Ledger Technology Working Group, Co-Head of its Dark Web Working Group, and a member of its FinTech Working Group.  Ms. Szczepanik served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.  She clerked for federal judges on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and, prior to clerking, practiced patent law.  Ms. Szczepanik received her JD from Georgetown University and her Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Valerie A. Szczepanik is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Staff Letter: Engaging on Fund Innovation and Cryptocurrency-Related Holdings (January 18, 2018) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic), Remarks at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit: Crypto (June 14, 2018) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Press Release No. 2018-88, The SEC Has an Opportunity You Won’t Want to Miss: Act Now! (May 16, 2018) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets, Public Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Release No. 81207, Report of Investigation Pursuant to Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934: The DAO (July 25, 2017) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Cyber Enforcement Actions (Chart) - 50th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2018 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2018 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.