Eric Hess, Founder and Managing Counsel
Eric Hess has over twenty years of experience acting as senior in-house counsel, general counsel or senior management for exchanges, broker dealers, and financial services technology providers. He has a proven track record of meeting business and legal goals, including creating legal, compliance and technology & operational risk management functions, corporate finance & governance, designing compliant trading technology, advocating for regulatory change, closing transactions, navigating challenging issues, managing regulatory inquiries & investigations and facilitating company growth, both organically and through strategic transactions.
Specialties: Digital asset regulation; Cyber security and privacy regulation; Corporate finance and governance; Equities; Investment adviser, broker dealer and markets regulation; technology and operations risk management; contract negotiation; technology transactions; dispute resolution; mergers & acquisitions; intellectual property; and lobbying.
Mr. Hess holds Series 7 and 24 licenses and is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Hess is a licensed Certified Third Party Risk Professional.
Tracy Tang, Counsel
Tracy Tang is an accomplished legal professional with over fifteen years of experience in a large law firm, a title company and an options exchange.
Specialties: General corporate and transactional matters including contract negotiation; vendor management; technology transactions; corporate governance; mergers & acquisitions; securities and markets regulation; employment; financing transactions; ETF licensing; intellectual property; and employment.
Ms. Tang is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
NinaMarie Keri, Counsel
Ninamarie Keri has over thirteen years of experience in providing legal counsel and support to organizations in both the private and public sectors with respect to a wide range of corporate, regulatory, and risk management issues.
Specialties: General corporate and transactional matters including contract negotiations, commercial transactions, business development, corporate governance, compliance, and dispute resolution.
Ms. Keri is admitted to practice in the States of New York and New Jersey and is also a certified public accountant.