Njeri S. Chasseau

Associate

New York
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Overview

Njeri Chasseau focuses her practice on a wide variety of matters in technology, media, advertising and marketing law. For a broad range of leading consumer product and services clients, she prepares terms of use and privacy policies and structures promotional programs, including sweepstakes and contests. Njeri is especially well-versed in emerging technologies, such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and has served as a panelist on the subject at industry-leading conferences.

Select Experience

  • Drafted and revised comprehensive privacy policies and terms of use documents on behalf of clients in mobile application, e-commerce and web-based industries.
  • Advised clients about and drafted and reviewed terms and conditions, winner affidavits and associated documents for sweepstakes, contests and promotions.
  • Drafted documents and supported successful transactions involving major multinational food services corporations for the franchising and development of more than 400 individual franchise locations in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Experience

  • Drafted and revised comprehensive privacy policies and terms of use documents on behalf of clients in mobile application, e-commerce and web-based industries.
  • Advised clients about and drafted and reviewed terms and conditions, winner affidavits and associated documents for sweepstakes, contests and promotions.
  • Drafted documents and supported successful transactions involving major multinational food services corporations for the franchising and development of more than 400 individual franchise locations in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Advised blockchain and cryptocurrency clients and prepared terms of use, privacy policies and promotions rules for token sales and initial coin offerings.
  • Prepared and co-presented a webinar to more than 80 attendees through the Association of National Advertisers introducing blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and examining their potential applications in the advertising industry.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Association of Black Women Attorneys

Publications

Alerts

Prior Positions

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Trademarks and Copyrights Department: Legal Intern (2014)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Law and Policy Section: Policy Intern (2012)

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2016; Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Acquisitions Editor; Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin, Managing Editor
  • B.S., Business Administration, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013, with Highest Honors

Blog

In The Blogs

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The Blockchain Monitor
Global Blockchain Developments in Enforcement, Payments, ICOs and Enterprise
By Njeri S. Chasseau, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Simone O. Otenaike, Panida A. Pollawit
October 5, 2018
In this issue: • Cryptocurrency Enforcement Actions Continue Across the Globe • Multiple Blockchain Announcements for Asset-Backed Tokens, Payments and Exchanges • Lawmakers Seek Clarity on ICOs as New Research Is Published • Enterprise...
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The Blockchain Monitor
Stablecoins Launch in US Amid Multiple Securities Enforcement Actions and Bid to Repurpose DoD Data Center for Cryptocurrency Mining
By Brian P. Bartish, Melonia A. Bennett, Njeri S. Chasseau, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jaime B. Petenko
September 14, 2018
In this issue: • Stablecoins Launch in US as New Data Cites Drop in ICO Funding • SEC and FINRA Issue First-of-Their-Kind Enforcement Actions • Blockchain Enterprise Developments: Mining, Digital Identities and Food Supply Chain •...
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The Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Developments: Food Supply Chain, Bitcoin ETPs, ICOs and Tech Adoption
By Njeri S. Chasseau, Jonathan A. Forman, Robert A. Musiala Jr., Jaime B. Petenko
August 3, 2018
In this issue: • Multiple Pilots Drive Momentum for Leveraging Blockchain in the Food Supply Chain • SEC Rejects Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, Commissioner Dissents • New Reports Detail ICO Scrutiny and Seek to Provide Clarity • Blockchain...
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The Blockchain Monitor
Blockchain Investments and Pilots Continue, Enforcement Actions Persist
By Njeri S. Chasseau, Emily R. Fedeles, Simone O. Otenaike, Joanna F. Wasick
June 29, 2018
In this issue: • Public and Private Sectors Continue to Invest in Blockchain • Businesses Continue Investment in Blockchain Enterprise Solutions • Financial Services Sector Continues to Integrate Blockchain Amid Promise and Challenges •...
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The Blockchain Monitor
Governments, Ad Industry Explore Use Cases; Blockchain Firms Seek Financial Licenses
By Jonathan D. Blattmachr, Njeri S. Chasseau, Panida A. Pollawit, Michelle N. Tanney
June 8, 2018
In this issue: Governments Experiment With Blockchain for Elections, Banking and Visa Applications Advertising, Entertainment Industries Continue Investment in Blockchain Changing Approaches to Crypto Regulatory Licensing Governments...
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