News

November 14, 2018 – Arina Shulga will be one of the speakers at Stafford’s CLE webinar on Delaware LLC Agreements: Planning and Drafting.

October 19, 2018 – Arina Shulga will be hosting a lunch table discussion on the legal issues relating to crypto funds at the NYU Stern FinTech Conference 2018.

September 24, 2018 – check out the Startup LAWnchpad by Fordham Law ELC.  It is a podcast for entrepreneurs that includes Top Three Legal Do’s and Don’ts presented by Arina Shulga.

September 14, 2018 – Arina Shulga was a panelist on the “Navigating Securities Law Issues in Initial Coin Offerings and Equity Crowdfunding” panel at the Fordham Startup LAWnchpad Conference 

September 4, 2018 – Bloomberg Law published Gary J. Ross & Mary C. Nistico’s article “Registered Investment Advisers and Exempt Reporting Advisers: A Compliance Analysis.”

August 30, 2018 – Gary J. Ross moderated the “How Regulation Could Help Cryptocurrencies Grow” panel at the Blockchain Without Borders Expo.

August 16, 2018 – Bloomberg Law published Gary J. Ross & Andrew J. Silvia’s article “Registered Investment Adviser vs. Exempt Reporting Advisers.” This article provides an overview comparing exempt reporting advisers (ERA) to registered investment advisers (RIA), including information such as how to become an ERA or an RIA and how to comply with both the federal and state securities regulators.

July 27, 2018 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist on the “The Challenges of the Legal and Compliance Environment,” panel at the 2018 Crypto Hedge Fund Summit.

July 25, 2018 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist on the “Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Regulations in the U.S. and Abroad,” panel at the Crypto Funding Summit: Security Tokens & ICOs.

May 30, 2018 – Gary J. Ross is speaking live for a One-Hour webinar for Northwestern on startups and investors.

May 16, 2018 – Ross & Shulga PLLC is participating in Legal Hours for Token Sales hosted by CoinList.  To register, click here.

April 12-14, 2018 – Gary J. Ross is a panelist for the Annual CLE presentation of “Basics of Private Equity Fund Formation” at the ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting 2018, Orlando, FL.

March 14, 2018 – Gary J. Ross will be visiting the Dickinson School of Law – Pennsylvania State University in Carlisle, PA. Gary will be educating the law students on crowdfunding and give an understanding on its benefits when raising capital for business ventures and projects.

February 13, 2018 – Arina Shulga and Gary J. Ross are co-presenting a live CLE webinar for Clear Law Institute on Legal Issues in Startup Financing.

February 12, 2018 Arina Shulga will be a panelist at the Lattice VC: BlockTalk – Legal Frameworks for ICOs talk, where she and the co-panelists will discuss the latest legal trends in the ICO space.

February 7, 2018 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist at the Blockchain & Tokenomics 101: SEC, Wall Street, Cryptocurrency “ICO’s Road Show” conference at the Harvard Club in New York, NY.

January 31, 2018 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist at the Bitcoin Investment Strategies and Regulations sponsored by BCI Summit, whom is continually educating on safe and strategic ways to invest in cryptocurrency.

December 26, 2017 Ross & Shulga’s client Paygine launches its pre-sale ICO.  More detail is available here.

November 17, 2017 – Ross & Shulga’s client Republic launches a new blockchain financing and investment platform Republic Crypto.  Republic launched its own crowdfunding platform in July 2016.

November 16, 2017 – Arina Shulga spoke with a group of women about legal aspects of the ICO process at BuroHQ, a new co-working space in SoHo.

November 5, 2017 – Gary J. Ross is speaking at The Rise of Blockchain Digital Money 2017 FinTech World Workshop Series in Washington, D.C.  He will participate in the open roundtable discussion titled “Are ICOs Risky Business?”

October 26, 2017 – read The New York Times article about our client, Harry Nuriev and his design company, Crosby Studios here.

September 14-16, 2017 – Gary J. Ross attended the American Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Chicago.  Gary and Jonathan Ingram, the Deputy Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC, gave a talk on Initial Coin Offerings at the Securities Regulation Joint Subcommittee Meeting.

August 3, 2017 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist for the CLE presentation “Fundamentals of Crowdfunding: An Introduction for Non-Securities Lawyers” at the Annual Conference for The National LGBT Bar Association, San Francisco, CA.

April 2017 – Gary J. Ross and Mary C. Nistico co-authored an article titled “Hidden Liabilities: The Role of Compliance in M&A Risk Management” in Compliance & Ethics Professional.

April 6, 2017 – Gary J. Ross was a panelist for the CLE presentation “Securities Law for the Non-Securities Lawyer” at the American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

March 23, 2017 – Our blog, BusinessLawPost, was selected as one of top 10 legal blogs by a UK company Market Inspector.  You can see the list of finalists here.   

March 21, 2017 – Arina Shulga and Gary J. Ross co-presented a live CLE seminar “Securities Law Issues Relating to Equity Investing Platforms” at Lawline.com.  You can view it here.

February 2017 – Gary J. Ross and Mary C. Nistico co-authored an article titled “Mounting Oversight: The Rising Compliance Burden of the Third-Party Service Provider” in Banking & Financial Services Policy Report.

January 18, 2017 – The Firm’s client, IJ Ballet Intensive, LLC, launched the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, a rigorous ballet training course to be held at the Lincoln Center over the summer, where students learn from the principal dancers and choreographers of the Bolshoi Ballet.  For more info, see here.   

December 6, 2016 and January 10, 2017 – Arina Shulga was one of the speakers at a CLE webinar organized by Strafford “Finders and Unregistered Broker-Dealers: Understanding the Risks and Recent Developments.”  You can view it here.

December 2016 – Gary J. Ross published a practice note “Comparing Crowdfunding Instruments: Common Stock, Preferred Stock, Convertible Notes and SAFEs” in Lexis Practice Advisor: Private Equity.

October 4, 2016 – Gary J. Ross presented a CLE “Legal Issues in Startup Financing,” at Clear Law Institute.

February 11, 2016 – Arina Shulga was a panelist at a panel on crowdfunding organized by Brooklyn Business Law Association at Brooklyn Law School.  The discussion was very interesting and informative.  Co-panelists included Georgia Quinn, the CEO of iDisclose, a platform that enables companies raising money through crowdfunding prepare their own Form C and other legal documents.