Sean A Smith is an associate in the banking and financial services group at Sidley Austin in Washington, DC. He represents a broad range of financial services providers on regulatory and transactional matters. A significant part of his practice entails representing and advising money transmitters, including those considering engaging in virtual currency activities. Prior to Sidley Austin, Sean was an assistant vice president at US Bank and an assistant attorney general at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in the Consumer Protection Division.