Jesse Overall's practice focuses on fintech and complex financial transactions.
Jesse's experience in the digital asset space includes advising on pioneering security token offerings and real estate tokenization transactions, product structuring and regulation for a broad range of token types, blockchain M&A deals, crypto lending, virtual currency derivatives, custody, technology licensing and service agreements, membership in open-source protocol consortia, and other emerging areas in the digital asset space. He also advises on the regulation of e-commerce marketplace platforms and videogames.
Jesse participates in the Lawyers' Committee of the Chamber of Digital Commerce and the Structured Finance Industry Group's Technological Innovation Committee. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he has been quoted on digital assets regulation in Reuters, Bloomberg, and Crowdfund Insider and has co-authored articles on the subject published in FintechPolicy.org, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, and the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, among others.
He further advises on securities offerings and corporate governance, OTC derivatives transactions, securitizations – including on US regulatory issues relating to the Volcker Rule, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and credit risk retention – and syndicated loan trading.
While at law school, Jesse served as a legal intern at both the US Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
Clifford Chance advises Quotient Limited on US$120 million high yield private placement of senior secured notes
27 October 2016
- Why Security Tokens Will Transform the Real Estate Industry
Security Token Academy, April 2019
- Crypto Considerations for Fund Managers
FintechPolicy.Org, March 2019
- Blockchain East Summit + Trade Show
Speaker, October 8-10, 2018, New York
- Corporate Counsel Business Journal, Is a Cryptocurrency Crash Coming?
David Felsenthal and Jesse Overall
Busting Bitcoin's anonymity - the implications for financial institutions
13 September 2019
Facebook's Libra - an exciting but challenging road ahead
27 June 2019
Fintech in 2019 – Five trends to watch
31 January 2019
Are Your Tokens Outside US Securities Law Jurisdiction? Important Extraterritoriality Decision Handed Down by US District Court
28 September 2018
A Fintech Regulatory Sandbox: The Treasury's Modest Proposal
14 August 2018