Mark Shaffer is a Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig's New York office. He advises U.S. and foreign financial institutions, broker-dealers, cryptocurrency businesses, fintech companies, and digital payment companies on a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters relating to SEC regulations, FRB and other banking regulations, FINRA rules, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations. He frequently helps clients understand how such laws and regulations map onto new technologies and innovative products.
Mark assists financial institutions, their employees, and associated persons to respond to regulatory examinations and inquiries and provides effective representation in a range of enforcement proceedings. Mark has handled enforcement matters involving issues relating to currency and equities market manipulation, collusion, insider trading, money laundering, OFAC sanctions, false statements, and accounting fraud. Throughout his career, Mark has represented clients before the U.S. Department of Justice and regulators such as the SEC, CFTC, Federal Reserve, FinCEN, OFAC, and the New York State Department of Financial Services.