Deric Behar

  • Knowledge Management Lawyer
  • Ederic.behar@lw.com
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.4534
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Profile

Deric Behar is a knowledge management lawyer in the Financial Regulatory Practice, and a member of the Global Financial Institutions Industry Group.

Mr. Behar focuses on financial services regulation and regulatory enforcement in the United States affecting securities, commodities, and derivatives markets. He also focuses on cross-border regulatory developments and the emerging regulation of FinTech and cryptoassets. Prior to Joining Latham & Watkins, he served in various legal, compliance, and risk functions at J.P. Morgan, Barclays, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


Thought Leadership

  • Taking the Scarlet Out of the Letters I-C-O -  February 13, 2020
  • CFTC Issues No-Action Relief for Derivatives Market IBOR Transition -  January 24, 2020
  • SEC Approves Amendments to FINRA’s New Issue Rules -  January 21, 2020
  • 2019 Digital Asset Regulatory Look Back (US Edition) -  January 08, 2020
  • The SEC Greenlights a Blockchain Settlement Service for Public Shares -  December 06, 2019
  • The CFTC Takes New Steps to Promote Innovation and ‘Explore the Unwritten Future’ -  November 26, 2019
  • Financial Firms Beware: Dangers Lurk in the Cloud -  November 26, 2019
  • The SEC Continues Its Enforcement Streak Against Unregistered Token Offerings -  November 25, 2019
  • SEC Extends Relief From MiFID II Research Unbundling Provisions -  November 15, 2019
  • FINRA Publishes Its 2019 Report on Examination Findings and Observations -  October 30, 2019
  • The G7 Draws a Line in the Sand for Global Stablecoins -  October 29, 2019
  • The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: New Tax Guidance Issued for Cryptocurrencies -  October 17, 2019
  • Harbor Finds Calmer FINRA Waters Outside the Custody Storm -  October 02, 2019
  • US FinTech: Regulating the Future -  September 10, 2019
  • SEC’s Crypto Summer Continues -  August 26, 2019
  • LIBOR Discontinuation and Transition — What Investment Managers Should Know -  August 20, 2019
  • Let’s Settle This Immediately: The Fed Joins the Global Faster-Payments Trend  -  August 09, 2019
  • Meet Me at the Arcade: SEC Provides No-Action Relief for Ethereum-Based Gaming Token -  July 29, 2019
  • Can Broker-Dealers HODL? SEC and FINRA Say Keep It Noncustodial for Now -  July 19, 2019
  • What Institutional Broker-Dealers Need to Know About Regulation BI -  July 08, 2019
Bar Qualification
  • New York
Industries
  • Financial Institutions
Practices
  • Financial Regulatory