New York Partner Named to Innovate Finance’s 2018 Women in FinTech Powerlist

Yvette Valdez recognized for her leadership in shaping the future of FinTech.

March 05, 2019

Innovate Finance, the independent membership association that represents the UK's global FinTech community, has named Yvette Valdez, a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and member of the FinTech Industry Group, to its 2018 Women in FinTech Powerlist in the Professional & Financial Services category. Innovate Finance said the annual list “shines a spotlight on the women leading the way for change in financial services…and have made a real impact over and above their day-to-day role in FinTech.”

Valdez represents companies, financial institutions, trading utilities, brokers and advisors on complex and rapidly evolving regulatory challenges in cutting-edge FinTech initiatives in the derivatives markets and the development of bespoke financial crypto-asset and cryptocurrency technologies. In particular, she has sophisticated understanding of token sales, market infrastructure, trading, clearing, and settlement solutions on distributed ledger technology.

Valdez is a frequent speaker at industry events, and she was named a “Woman to Watch in Crypto & Blockchain” by cryptocurrency prime broker BCB Group.

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