Deric Behar

  • Knowledge Management Lawyer
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.4534


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

  • 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
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Regulatory