Partner, Clifford Chance
Steve Gatti is a partner in Clifford Chance's Financial Services Group and head of the US Fintech practice. Steve regularly counsels investment and fund managers, broker-dealers, banks, trading platforms, transfer agents, and other market participants on complex financial regulatory matters, including the application of financial regulation to digital assets. He also concentrates on financial regulatory enforcement and counselling, with a focus on financial services, including investment management, securities trading and markets, and the intersection of technology and financial regulation.
Steve also represents clients, including innovative fintech companies, in regulatory advocacy, examinations, investigations, and enforcement matters before the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and other self-regulatory organizations as well as state regulatory authorities. Steve also has years of experience conducting internal investigations involving potential securities law violations and financial fraud, and in conducting internal compliance audits.