Robert W. Gaffey

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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  • Securities and Shareholder Litigation and SEC Enforcement
  • International Litigation and Arbitration
  • Trial Practice
University Oxford University, England, B.A., 1978
Law SchoolFordham University, J.D., 1982
Admitted1983, New York

Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York, U.S. Attorney's Office, 1985-1988.


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New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes Comprehensive Bitcoin Regulations
Robert W. Gaffey,Harold K. Gordon,Henry Klehm,Howard F. Sidman,Jayant W. Tambe, September 2, 2014
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") recently became the first state regulator to propose a regulatory framework for the bitcoin virtual currency industry. DFS posted its "Regulation of the Conduct of Virtual Currency Business" on its website, as well as...

Break Point? Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Fee-Shifting Bylaw
Robert W. Gaffey,Lyle G. Ganske,Eric Landau,Robert A. Profusek,Lizanne Thomas, May 28, 2014
On May 8, 2014, in ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund, et al., No. 534, 2013, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled that a bylaw shifting attorneys' fees and costs to the losing party in intra-corporate litigation can be valid and enforceable under Delaware law. While the case involved a member...

CFTC and SEC Announce Focus on Cybersecurity
Robert W. Gaffey,Bart Green,Joan E. McKown,Stephen J. Obie,Mauricio F. Paez, April 29, 2014
Recent steps by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") show that both agencies will increase their focus on cybersecurity issues going forward. The CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight...
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Robert W. Gaffey

222 East 41st Street
New YorkNY 10017-6702


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