Nathan Howell is a partner in Sidley Austin LLP’s Chicago office in the investment funds practice group. His practice focuses on futures and derivatives regulation, transactions and compliance, with a core focus on Commodity Exchange Act, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Dodd–Frank Act matters. Mr Howell frequently advises clients on issues related to cryptocurrency, blockchain and distributed ledger technology, and tokenised assets. He understands the complexities of the current legislative and regulatory environment in the United States in light of the disruption caused by technology. His clients rely on him to understand complexity, while providing practical and straightforward solutions.
The Virtual Currency Regulation Review is a country-by-country guide to recent legal and regulatory changes and developments in the field of virtual currencies, which also looks forward to expected global trends in the area. It provides a practical analysis of developing regulatory initiatives aimed at fostering innovation, while at the same time protecting the public and mitigating systemic risk concerning trading and transacting in virtual currencies.