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

Blog Posts

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
Token Litigation Cases Reach Milestones, Stablecoins and CBDCs Gain Attention, CFTC Approves Guidelines for ‘Actual Delivery' of Virtual Currency
By Teresa Goody Guillén, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Jordan R. Silversmith
March 27, 2020
In this issue: • Telegram, Kik and Tezos Cases Reach Milestones in Blockchain Token Litigation • Stablecoins and Central Bank Digital Currencies Gain Attention • CFTC Approves Guidelines for Delivery of Virtual Currencies, Web Browser...
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Blockchain Monitor
New Blockchain Enterprise Initiatives in US, New Blockchain and Crypto Regulations in South Korea and France, Enforcement Actions Continue in US, Japan and Australia
By Simone O. Otenaike, Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
March 13, 2020
In this issue: • New Enterprise Initiatives for Ethereum, Hyperledger, Aviation and Clothing • New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations in South Korea and France • Cryptocurrency Enforcement Actions in U.S., Japan and Australia New...
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Blockchain Monitor
New US Exchange Launches, India Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchanges, OFAC Adds 20 Bitcoin Addresses, DOJ Charges Chinese Nationals for Crypto Money Laundering
By Teresa Goody Guillén, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Veronica Reynolds, Jordan R. Silversmith
March 6, 2020
In this issue: • Exchanges Expand in US and Gibraltar; India Supreme Court Ruling Favors Industry • Crypto Custody Report Published, Power Plant Installs Mining Operation • 20 Bitcoin Addresses Added to OFAC List, DOJ Charges Detail $100...
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Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Supply Chain Pilots Expand, Securities Settlement Platform Goes Live, OCC Enters Into Consent Order With NY Bank for Crypto Violations
By Veronica Reynolds, Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
February 28, 2020
In this issue: • Interest in Blockchain-Based Supply-Chain Initiatives Continues to Swell • Blockchain Securities Settlement Platform Goes Live, Crypto Payment Solutions Expand • NY Bank Enters Consent Order for Crypto AML Violations as...
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Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain 50 Published, Exchanges Expand Services, Enforcement Actions by SEC, CFTC and International Tax Authorities, Hacks Drive Losses
By Jordan R. Silversmith, Joanna F. Wasick
February 21, 2020
In this issue: • Forbes Publishes Blockchain 50, Cryptocurrency Exchanges Expand Services • SEC Settles Charges Involving ICO, CFTC Takes Action Against Crypto Investment Firm • Dutch Tax Authorities Make Arrests, IRS Summit to Address...
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