Cameron R. Kates

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

Cameron Kates is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Financial Institutions and FinTech Industry Groups and Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Task Force. Mr. Kates’ practice focuses on a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. He represents financial institutions, FinTech and emerging growth companies, and other market participants in:

  • Public and private securities-related transactions
  • Cryptocurrency offerings
  • Intellectual property commercialization
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Regulatory compliance

He has also advised non-bank financial institutions, including money services businesses, regarding federal and state laws applicable in the US.

Mr. Kates’ representative transactions include advising:

  • A leading big data and market structure technology provider in the negotiation and implementation of the Consolidated Audit Trail Plan Processor Agreement pursuant to SEC Rule 613
  • A leading capital markets technology firm specializing in distributed ledger infrastructure in its negotiation and implementation of a trading network with five-plus worldwide large global investment banks
  • A leading cryptocurrency trading platform in the negotiation of contractual arrangements with companies listing tokens for trading and the development of multi-jurisdiction compliance procedures relating to listing and delisting tokens
  • A payment-after-service technology provider in connection with its launch in the United States, specifically the regulatory landscape relating to retail instalment laws
  • A technology firm developing a platform to enable trading of digital wares across video games in connection with its initial token offering
  • An e-sports focused technology provider developing a platform for managing amateur and professional e-sports leagues in connection with its initial token offering
  • A leading market data provider in connection with the negotiation of data licenses
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