Jordan R. Silversmith

Associate

New York
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Overview

Jordan Silversmith enlists a passion for advocacy to benefit clients of his developing practice. Eager to utilize his strengths in legal writing and research to meet the needs of others, he has assisted team members on complex matters that involved international anticorruption enforcement and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including relying on his foreign language skills to aid with a presentation that explained FCPA rules and regulations to Latin American companies.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • The Honorable Leon Ruchelsman, Supreme Court of the State of New York: Judicial Intern (2016)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems Inc.: Data Analyst (2012 to 2014)

Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2018; Virginia Journal of International Law, Research and Projects Editor; Jewish Law Students Association, Co-President; J.B. Moore Society of International Law, Symposium Committee
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2011, summa cum laude

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish

Blog

In The Blogs

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Blockchain Monitor
Capital Markets Integrate Crypto and Blockchain, New FATF Guidance, US City Pays Bitcoin Ransom and More
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Jordan R. Silversmith, Diana J. Stern, Joanna F. Wasick
June 28, 2019
In this issue: • CFTC Approves Bitcoin DCM, New Bitcoin ETF Proposed, Crypto IRA and Blockchain Depository Receipts Introduced • Fintech Companies Expand Cryptocurrency Gateways, Analysis of Kin Token Published • FATF Releases New...
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Blockchain Monitor
Exchanges Going Live, Supply Chain Initiatives Advance, Threats Continue as Arrests Target ‘Shadow Banking'
By Nicholas C. Mowbray, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
May 3, 2019
In this issue: • Cryptocurrency Exchanges Move Closer to Live Trading, New Stablecoins Announced • New Blockchain Initiatives Targeting Enterprise Use Announced • DoJ Arrests Operators of ‘Shadow Banking Services,’ Regulators Warn of Scams...
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Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain for NASA and IoT, Developments in Crypto Products and Payments, Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked
By Nicholas C. Mowbray, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Jordan R. Silversmith, Diana J. Stern, Joanna F. Wasick
January 18, 2019
In this issue: • The Blockchain Effect: NASA, IoT, Supply Chain and State Initiatives • Blockchain Announcements From Traditional Financial Institutions and Emerging Platforms • Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Payment Providers Announce New...
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Blockchain Monitor
Ohio Accepting Bitcoin for Taxes, Multiple SEC and Financial Crime Developments, New Blockchain Capital Markets and Enterprise Initiatives
By Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Diana J. Stern
November 30, 2018
In this issue: • Satisfying Tax and Other Liabilities With Cryptocurrency • New SEC ICO Enforcement and Developments on Unregistered Securities, Fraud, Promotions and the Howey Test • International Crypto Crime Developments, OFAC Lists...
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Blockchain Monitor
Institutions Adopt Cryptocurrencies, CFTC Warns on Smart Contracts, "Crypto-sweep" Continues
By Brian P. Bartish, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jordan R. Silversmith, Taylor M. Thompson
October 19, 2018
In this issue: • Cryptocurrency Capital Markets Announcements by Institutional and Startup Firms • Public and Private Blockchain Pilots Announced, CFTC Warns on Smart Contracts • Crack Down on ICOs Continues, U.S. Marshals Prepare to...
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